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“Lomita Railroad Museum a part of History.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lomita Railroad Museum

Lomita Railroad Museum
2137 W 250th St, Lomita, CA 90717
(310) 326-6255
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Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Lomita
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Los Angeles, California
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32 attraction reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
“Lomita Railroad Museum a part of History.”
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 kids, they love it, as well as train lovers,
or people like me, who like the Old Trains.
Cheep to get in, call for open days and time !!!

Close to attractions in Long Beach, and close enough to Redondo and Torrance Beach"s.
East to stop in Long Beach, hit Lomita, and continue to the other Beach"s mentioned

Located about 20 min drive from LA International Airport, and Long Beach air port.

Visited January 2012
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Torrance, California
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Neat little place...”
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!

Visited March 2012
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Santa Monica, California
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“Charming museum, in a small Palos Verdes neighborhood”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2010

This little museum is tucked away in a small residential area in Lomita, on the PV peninsula. There are 5 train cars in total (if my memory is correct): two cabooses, one tanker, one box, and one steam engine. Visitors can walk through one of the cabooses and climb up into the steam engine. There is also a small museum building with train models and artifacts.

The person who founded this museum used to build miniature train sets for use as amusement park rides. I got the impression that these little trains may be available for viewing and/or riding at an offsite location, but I did not pursue this while I was there.

I'm not sure that this place is worth driving across the whole metro area to visit, but if you're in the neighborhood and you like trains, it's definitely worth a stop. When I was there, it was $4 for adults and $2 for kids. There is plenty of free parking.

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