Wyoming Transportation Museum
The Wyoming Transportation Museum, also referred to as the Cheyenne Depot Museum, is a railroad museum located in Cheyenne, Wyoming. It is located inside the historic Union Pacific Railroad depot. This depot was built in 1886 to 1887. It is self-proclaimed to be the most beautiful rail stations in North America.

History
The station is built from blocks of sandstone quarried and transported from Ft. Collins, Colorado. The Depot stands directly down the street from, and facing the, Wyoming State Capitol building, signalling its historic significance in the city and state. It received major renovations in 1922 to lengthen the building and a redecoration 1929. From 2001 to 2006, another renovation to the depot is being made including a $6.5 million US dollar improvement provided by the City of Cheyenne and plaza built in front of the Depot. This plaza hosts a variety of music and events throughout the year. The Old West Museum and Cheyenne Frontier Days made an agreement which established the Cheyenne Depot Museum, Inc. as a 501(c)3 Corporation non-profit organization. The depot is under lease from the city of Cheyenne to this corporation for 25 years.

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