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California State Railroad Museum

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111 I St, Sacramento, CA 95814-2204
+1 916-323-9280
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Railroad museum old Sacramento!

This is an absolute must visit! We have been several times and each time is a blast! My boys... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Michelle W
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Train Buff Heaven

It's always a fun and informative trip to the California State Railroad Museum! Kids love it here... read more

Reviewed yesterday
CJ A
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Sacramento, California
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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111 I St, Sacramento, CA 95814-2204
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is an absolute must visit! We have been several times and each time is a blast! My boys could not get enough time here. Old Sac is such a gem. To make it even more fun, schedule a train ride for the day! We...More

1  Thank Michelle W
Reviewed yesterday

It's always a fun and informative trip to the California State Railroad Museum! Kids love it here! Located in Old Sacramento so there is plenty to do!

1  Thank CJ A
Reviewed yesterday

It's a very interesting place to visit, a lot to see and great to spend a couple hours to learn the railroad history of the country. Great for any one at all ages!

1  Thank mirage2828
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a great way to spend a few hours. I went with my cousin and her small children, 1 and 3. We basically looked at every exhibit, read all the placards, watched the movie, and even hit the gift shop. Parking in Old Sacramento...More

Thank Allfunallthetime
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is the best such museum I have seen ... much better than the one that recently opened in Glasgow, Scotland. You get to see and walk through many different types of locomotives and rail cars, including one that very skillfully is set up to...More

1  Thank Erik R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Exhibit on the role of the Transcontinental Railroad in unifying the nation after the Civil War; large indoor play area for kids to play with toy trains; exhibit on train photography; exhibit on toy trains; and of course several trains to enter and explore (e.g.,...More

1  Thank Walklightly_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed this museum. I'm not even really into trains but had about three hours to kill before and event. Was surprised, I thought it was very very good an but had about three hours to kill before and event. Was surprised, I thought it...More

1  Thank Summer P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trains are massive and accessable. Kids and adults will love this place. Located at the edge of Old Town near the river.

1  Thank marc c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wasn't sure about a train museum! But, man, was I surprised! I have been to other modes-of-travel museums and wasn't enthused about seeing another! But this one was fabulous! The exhibits are done in such a way that they tell a story; they don't...More

1  Thank Paula G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Does not look like much from the outside but on the inside... Wow! There is a lot of history in this building and if you like trains this is the place to go!

1  Thank GeekStick
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Pam J
Is there a train from the museum that will take you to San Franscisco and back for the day?
May 2, 2017|
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Response from jocks19 | Reviewed this property |
Sacramento Amtrak station is a 5 min walk from the Museum where you can get a train to San Francisco it takes around 2hr 20 min each way.
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cagjg2000
Any discounts for admission available?
April 28, 2017|
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Response from Alohabv | Reviewed this property |
I try to find out for you the only thing I could find is coach is $12 for adults first class is $20 and there is a membership starting at $30 for adults.916 445 5995 is the number you can call for more questions. Ok good... More
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cagjg2000
How much is admission to the museum for adults. What discounts are offered.
April 28, 2017|
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Response from Glenn N | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is $12 for adult and $6 for 6-17 year old and 5 and under free. You can often find groupon for tickets.
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