Golden Spike Tower and Visitor Center, North Platte, NE

1249 N. Homestead Rd
North Platte, NE 69101
Get your best view overlooking Bailey Yard-the World's Largest Classification Rail Yard.

From a top the Golden Spike Tower's two observation decks, you'll watch the action as the crews of Union Pacific Railroad sort and connect over 10,000 rail cars a day on two classification hump yard, with nearly 120 bowl rows and 400 miles of tracks.

Stop by the large gift store, enjoy a walk around the outdoor flag walk or ride the elevator to the 8th floor indoor observation deck overlooking the rail yard.

Ask questions and hear "behind the scenes" stories from our guides; who once worked on Bailey Yard. Learn how the hump yard works with interactive kiosks or simply relax and listen to the trains.

There is no place else to see it than right here at the Golden Spike Tower. Open Daily. Open year round.

To enjoy our live web cam or to get more information visit or call 308-532-9920.
Facility Amenities
  • Gift Shop
  • Tours Available
Group Amenities
  • Bus/Motorcoach Parking
  • Group Friendly
  • Group Rates Available
  • Group Reservation Required
  • Meeting Spaces
Parking Amenities
  • Bus / Motorcoach Parking
  • Free Parking
  • Parking Lot on Site
General Amenities
  • Family Friendly
  • ADA Compliant
  • Regular Admission: $8.00
  • Senior Admission: $7.00
  • Youth (6-16 Years of Age) : $5.00
  • 5 & Under: $0.00
  • Mon: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Tue: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Wed: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Thu: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Fri: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Sat: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Sun: 9:00am - 7:00pm
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