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California State Railroad Museum

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California State Railroad Museum

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125 I St, Sacramento, CA 95814-2204
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Old Town Sacramento can be super crowded due to its hip hot spots. Avoid the crowds and take in the sights from the water during this Sacramento River cruise. You can relax and enjoy either outdoor or indoor seating areas as you listen to your captain’s historical commentary that traces the Gold Rush, Pony Express, and present day. Plus, a meeting spot at the L Street Dock makes it easy to hop aboard.
$20.00 per adult
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This is a wonderful museum at the north end of old town. Huge and somewhat peaceful even with all the school and scout field trips.
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Great parts of America history and the great state of California to see and travel through time from the luxury dining cart to the sleeping quarters and how the US mails was delivered and the men and women that make this great state moving forward in the 17 century A must see
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The Museum is extremely well laid out and the exhibits displayed in an artistic and imaginative way. Particularly the diorama of the trans-continental railway. A fascinating place for adults and kids alike. Highly recommended.
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Decided to spend a couple of hours here as we hadn't visited for some time. Surprised there is no "Seniors" admission price. We happened to be in time for a 40-minute tour and history lesson of the Union Pacific from Bob. He is very knowlegeable and interesting to listen to.
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The Southern Pacific railroad had many miles of tunnels and snow sheds. So to prevent their engineers and firemen from being suffocated they had special engines built called cab forward engines. There only is one that still exists and it is in Sacramento at the California
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