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Railroad & Ferry Depot Museum

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1920 Paradise Dr, Tiburon, CA 94920-1954
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little museum. Very interesting museum and showing what Tiburon was like at the turn-of-the-century. Make sure you visit upstairs to see where the conductor of the railroad lived with his,family, very interesting.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Pat S
Reviewed July 12, 2018

We love history and to explore the past of places we visit! This FREE little museum is such a treasure!! If you are lucky enough you will go when there is a docent volunteer who knows some of the stories that made up this huge...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank debinel
Reviewed October 19, 2017

Dating from 1885, this was the passenger and freight depot for the San Francisco & Northern Pacific Railroad. The museum has limited opening hours, 1-4pm Wednesday and Weekends, from April-October. The Victorian style building has wonderful redwood and Douglas fir siding and floors and has...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank KLE2013
Reviewed September 25, 2017

A little museum you can visit in just about 30 minutes, it's setup they way Tiburon used to be in yesteryear.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank deko62
Reviewed September 18, 2017

This is a nice side show and if you are into history it is packed full of photos showing haw we got items across the bay pre-bridges. You can also have a little picnic on the grass all around and enjoy the view of sailboats...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank SurFun5389
Reviewed September 4, 2017

Tiburon these days is so much different from when the town was just established in the mid 1800s. This free entry museum display a miniature of Tiburon landscape. There are brochures and a little gift items to purchase to donate and keep this museum free...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank vinaboe
Reviewed September 4, 2017

What a delightful find in the town of Tiburon. We were walking along the waterfront and decided to go in. The main room houses a model of the town, with working model trains, as it looked when the trains ran through. There are maps and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mariellen S
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

We went for a walk along the water and decided to go inside the museum. After living in Tiburon for so many years I didn't even know they had a museum. It is very small. It shows the train system the way it used to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed March 14, 2017

What a gem of a museum. Situated on a beautiful walking path easy to get to from the town of Tiburon (6 minute walk from Main Street), the Railroad Ferry and Depot Museum is a blast into the past when you walk in. A fabulous...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank jerryc818
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Tiburon is the most unlikely place to find a great railroad museum. But I was amazed to find it on the waterfront about five minutes walk from the Tiburon ferry. The museum is housed in the last remaining building of what was once a sprawling...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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