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California State Railroad Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Awesome seeing old trains up close. Great fun for all ages. You can get inside trains and see all... read more

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Michael G
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Really interesting stuff.

Very nice exhibit that's if your into trains. The location is beautiful right next to the... read more

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North America's largest railroad museum draws more than 500,000 train enthusiasts annually.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
111 I St, Sacramento, CA 95814-2204
+1 916-323-9280
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Reviewed today via mobile

Awesome seeing old trains up close. Great fun for all ages. You can get inside trains and see all. Amazing size of some of these trsins

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Michael G
Reviewed today via mobile

Very nice exhibit that's if your into trains. The location is beautiful right next to the Sacramento river and old Sacramento. Extremely beautiful and tons of family friendly shops and places to eat. Definitely come check it out.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with my family including a 4yr old and 1 1/2 yr old. We all enjoyed it. Fun things for the kids (play area). Very interesting and informative.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank jlm1949
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Give your self a couple of hours for this visit. The massive steam locomotive on it own is worth the visit. Lots of history to explore. Good for young and old. We rented for my dads celebration of life several years ago. Great venue for...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank davidhV8108PG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the interesting exhibits and the real trains and the California history. Would be fun for families

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very well laid out Museum at a reasonable price. No need to be a railway enthusiast, there is a lot fo general interesting stuff.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Jayleader
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How much fun. Bring the whole family. Lots to read -- be sure to have at least 2 hours to spend here. I didn't know that they sorted the mail on the train.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank jim_albright
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to visit if you like history, trains or both. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. The admission price is reasonable. You get to see the trains up close and in a lot of cases walk through the cars to see...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Steve B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I take my toddler grandson on adventures every Friday morning. Usually we do something outside because he is on the move and he loves being in nature or looking at animals. Today was another smokey day because of the Camp Fire so I decided it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Julie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Docents and staff very knowledgeable and friendly. Allow at least two hours for visiting all three floors. It also has a nice museum store. Some one of a kind trains and cars. Excellent exhibits. Well worth the time. Definitely #1 thing to do in Sacramento.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Sue L
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Jan B
September 18, 2018|
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Response from Debbie T | Reviewed this property |
Yes! There’s a Thomas the Train play area.
Tiffany H
July 14, 2018|
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Response from Bob M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, adults - $12; youth - $6; and, children under 5 - free. It is definitely well worth the price!
Maria N
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Response from jack h | Reviewed this property |
yes - all inside