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Address: 210 East Bonita Avenue, San Dimas, CA 91773
Phone Number: (909) 394-0616
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I understand that you have to be a rail nut to enjoy a stop like this, but we really enjoyed it. The local rail history of the San Dimas area is quite interesting. The docents... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I understand that you have to be a rail nut to enjoy a stop like this, but we really enjoyed it. The local rail history of the San Dimas area is quite interesting. The docents were well versed.

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San Dimas, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Besides being a quaint little historical spot, this museum houses a great resource library of literature on the subject of all things trains! There is also a little train memorabilia (old train magazines, date nails, etc.) for sale.

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Glendora, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Please be advised that the stated address and location for the Pacific Railroad Museum is incorrect. The correct address for the Pacific Railroad Museum is 210 WEST Bonita Avenue, San Dimas, CA 91773. I trust this error will be corrected. David Housh Museum Curator

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Hubbard, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

This museum doesn't have trains to look at, but it does have railroad memorabelia and a really decent research library. The docents/volunteers who run this facility are knowledgeable and helpful. This is a museum more for railroad buffs than folks who want to see trains.

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Brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

the volunteers go out of their way to show you around.

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Ontario, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

Good historical facts and information. Bought an engineers hat for my autistic son who loves trains

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

The volunteer guide does such a great job with so many interesting facts about the small but so much to see museum. They have many books for sale and a libray upstairs you can visit.If you like the history of how the first rail road was built you will love this place. No fee but worth a good donation.

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