Forney Museum of Transportation

Cause Area

  • Arts & Culture
  • Children & Youth
  • Education & Literacy


4303 Brighton Blvd.Denver, CO 80216 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The Forney Museum of Transportation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that collects, preserves, and exhibits items of artistic, historical and technological interest relating to transportation for the purpose of education and enlightenment.


The Forney Museum of Transportation is a one-of-a-kind collection of over 600 artifacts relating to historical transportation. It began 60 years ago with a single 1921 Kissel, but soon expanded to include vehicles of all kinds. Today it includes not just vehicles, but also buggies, motorcycles, steam locomotives, aircraft, carriages, rail equipment, fire apparatus, public transportation, sleighs, bicycles, toys & diecast models, vintage apparel and much, much more!

The most popular attractions include:

1 of only 8 surviving World's Largest Steam Engines, the Big Boy.

Amelia Earhart's first car.

A land, sea, and air vehicle called the Martin Air Car.

The museum offers high quality exhibits, tours, lectures, and events. Call 303-297-1113 for more information or visit our website at


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