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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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This is a really cool museum, they have trains set up with motion and decorated as they would have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tirzah H
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Sacramento
Not to be missed

Whether you're young or young at heart, the California State Railroad Museum is not to be missed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lrbishop
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North America's largest railroad museum draws more than 500,000 train enthusiasts annually.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“dining car” (104 reviews)
“model trains” (93 reviews)
“love trains” (79 reviews)
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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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+1 916-323-9280
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really cool museum, they have trains set up with motion and decorated as they would have been when they were actually in service. There's an exhibit of the proposed high speed train that makes me want to take a ride on it.

1  Thank Tirzah H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whether you're young or young at heart, the California State Railroad Museum is not to be missed. We completed a self-guided tour which was great for us. We were able to view the rail cars, read the historical markers and descriptions and enjoy our own...More

1  Thank lrbishop
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Railroad Museum is one of the best in the nation. The museum is enjoyable for the whole family and can be experienced multiple times. If you are local I recommend getting a membership. It is a great deal! They have member events, give discounts...More

1  Thank Amber D
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you and your family/friends like trains, you'll love this museum! Your visit starts with a movie. The trains are wonderful; you can actually climb into some and walk through the various cars. The exhibits are great and there is a children's play area. I...More

1  Thank 13moons
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. Kids especially like that they can enter trains and get a Taste if the past. Great family experience, also enjoyed the train ride along the river.

1  Thank ycmom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must and make sure to take the guided tour first. Earl was our tour guide and he was great. Full of information and personality. Then we were on our own to enjoy the displays many interactive. They also had additional docents in each display...More

1  Thank Karen12350
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't miss the vintage sleeper car - evokes images in your memory from the train scenes in "White Christmas" and "Some Like It hot"

1  Thank Carl N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for a relaxing informative visit while in old Sacramento . Lots of information on the history of the railroad and California . Nice train exibits .fun for the whole family looking for something to do

1  Thank Earl B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time at the museum. lots of things to see and do. The docents have loads of information.

1  Thank TheScotsman27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nicely done. Enjoyed several hours learning the history of the railroad. Great for kids as well

1  Thank Lynn L
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mandyb0xer
June 23, 2017|
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Response from Sharon M | Reviewed this property |
I walked through it with my 5 year old grandson. He went through parts of it twice. We also watched the short movie and shopped in the gift store. It took about 2 hours, but you might not love it as much as we did! But, you... More
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Pam J
May 2, 2017|
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Response from David R | Reviewed this property |
There is a train called the Capitol Corridor that runs several times during the day. A great ride to a great destination.
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cagjg2000
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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