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Address: 2137 W 250th St, Lomita, CA 90717
Phone Number: (310) 326-6255
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Small, but very nice museum

This is a very nice spot to visit, especially if you are in the South Bay area of LA County. Take a sack lunch and make it a fun stop on your itinerary. Stop at King's Hawaiian... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2014
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Torrance, California
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Torrance, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This is a very nice spot to visit, especially if you are in the South Bay area of LA County. Take a sack lunch and make it a fun stop on your itinerary. Stop at King's Hawaiian in Torrance on the way home.

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Torrance, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This is not a large museum, but it is very enjoyable and has plenty of interesting stuff, especially for kids.

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Torrance, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This Museum is in a neighborhood of a small town. So very quaint ... They have alot going on in a small space. Very Organized and very nice! Alot of work has gone into this Great Little Museum. I was pleasantly surprised. I have also gone to presentations & they are very nice as well.

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L.a.
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6 reviews 6 reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Haven't been here in years, it's not huge so it won't take up you whole day to see every thing. If like steam engines this is the local place to visit.

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Tehachapi, California
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17 attraction reviews
38,161 helpful votes 38,161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

This was our first visit to this nice little railroad museum. It's not the big railroad museum but it is real nice. There is a steam locomotive, freight cars, hand car, two cabooses, a water tower, and a railroad station with exhibits. The price isn't too much and you can spend several hours.

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Los Angeles, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

The volunteers that manned this little museum are precious. They will have the answers to all your questions about the history of this place.

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Los Angeles, CA
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60 reviews 60 reviews
31 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

I made a trip to Lomita just to see the Railroad Museum after it was mentioned in the AAA's WESTWAYS magazine. This is a very small museum that tries to be much more than it is. I was surprised at how small it is. There is an attractive train depot that serves as a small museum and gift shop. Outside... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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138 reviews 138 reviews
102 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

This was my third visit to this small railroad museum near San Pedro. It's not the biggest railroad museum, but it has big dreams. The price isn't too much and you can spend an hour or two. There is a 2-6-0 type steam locomotive, two cabooses, two freight cars, a hand car, wagons, a water tower, and a Victorian style... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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129 reviews 129 reviews
33 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

a cute little Railroad Museum located in Lomita California It brings you back to the good old days of Train riding, as you can board the trains they have, and get a Good piece of Railroad History from the folks here. It has been around for a long time, and worth the stop over. If you are a person with... More 

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Torrance, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

Off the neaten path, but well worth a visit! This place takes you back to an era that will never be seen again...transportation history you can touch!

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