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Address: 5848 Highway 12, Suisun City, CA 94585
Phone Number: (707) 374-2978
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Sat - Sun 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/train
Description: Museum dedicated to all that is "interurban," i.e., retired trolleys...
Museum dedicated to all that is "interurban," i.e., retired trolleys, passenger cars and other remnants of our railway system.
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Woth a detour

Decided to make a detour on the way to San Francisco to visit the museum. Only cost $10 per adult and this includes a 10-mile round trip on one of the cars. Spend about 90mins... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Decided to make a detour on the way to San Francisco to visit the museum. Only cost $10 per adult and this includes a 10-mile round trip on one of the cars. Spend about 90mins there and made a nice break from my journey.

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Rio Vista
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

A little dusty and it was HOT that day. However, the boys loved the ride on the train and the information the "conductor" told the passengers about. All ages can enjoy this trip.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

This is a small museum dedicated to inter urban rail travel. There are some great cars to look at, climb on, and explore. The old advertisements are very fun and interesting to look at. We were treated to a 40 minute ride on a restored trolley car through beautiful farmland and a really interesting up close view of a working... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

If you are a fan of railway cars you will love this place. They have all electric cars and a wide variety of them to check out.

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Lodi, California
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We went here to escape the big game on TV. It was a good choice. The Museum is located on California Highway 12 half way between Rio Vista and Fairfield and next to a giant wind farm. Which is appropriate since all the trollies run on electricity. The Visitors Center contains the mandatory gift shop and a wonderful display about... More 

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Suisun City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a great hands on RR museum with excursion rides through the Jepsen Prairie. The ride is scenic and fun for kids

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Took my grandchildren there and had a wonderful time. I also took them to the annual pumpkin patch last year and they didn't want to go home.

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Vacaville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

For a final Summer Fling we went to the Railway Museum and had a great day. The weather was unusually cool, and we made a day of it by riding the train twice, with a picnic lunch in between trips. We had not been here for about 20 years, and it is VERY nice now. The Museum has special events... More 

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Silicon Valley
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85 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This museum has a nice variety of old trolley and interurban rolling stock. It will bring back memories for old timers and educate the younger generation about historical rail passenger transportation. The one hour interurban ride through a landscape that could be 100 years old (except for the large windmills) is peaceful and educational. The gift shop has rail oriented... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

This is a really fun place to visit if you are in the area. It is off the beaten path but well worth the drive. Take the hour long train ride. It is informative and you really get a sense of history going through the yellow fields of grain. Please leave a donation. It is the right thing to do!

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Additional Information about Western Railway Museum

Address: Address: 5848 Highway 12, Suisun City, CA 94585
Phone Number: (707) 374-2978
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Suisun City
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

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