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“Wonderful experience” 5 of 5 stars
Review of California State Railroad Museum

California State Railroad Museum
111 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
916-323-9280
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Ranked #1 of 171 things to do in Sacramento
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: Arts and crafts
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Owner description: North America's largest railroad museum draws more than 500,000 train enthusiasts annually.
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Prague, Czech Republic
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47 attraction reviews
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
“Wonderful experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

This museum was a great surprise for me. I went there only as a company of my son, but I was absolutely amazed. You can feel everywhere the nostalgia of first travellers and fancy trains. Great place for kids, very friendly staff, a lot of interactive activities. Really worth the money!

Visited November 2012
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The Villages, FL
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“Wonderful Railroad History”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

Enjoyed the guided tour and the walk through the passenger cars. Some interesting engines here, mostly inside, so it's a good rainy day activity too. Worth 2-3 hours here.

Visited October 2012
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British Columbia, Canada
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Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
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“Great trains”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

We enjoyed our visit very much. We had a tour guide who was passionate about trains, and did a great tour. The locomotives on display were amazing. We learned a lot about the history of the railroad in North America.

Visited November 2012
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Sacramento, California
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Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Trains of Old”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

A great experience. We enjoyed seeing the old trains and modes of travel. The sleeping berths in the Pullmans were quite interesting.

Visited October 2012
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Visalia, CA
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“Always a fun and interesting time!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

A must stop that still fascinates! We haven't been there in years and our last visit had us there for hours checking out all the newest/updated exhibits. Def an experience for all ages, especially lil ones obssessed with trains!

Visited May 2012
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