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“Fun place for kids as well as adults” 5 of 5 stars
Review of California State Railroad Museum

California State Railroad Museum
Ranked #1 of 159 things to do in Sacramento
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: North America's largest railroad museum draws more than 500,000 train enthusiasts annually.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Union City, California
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“Fun place for kids as well as adults”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We were a big group of 10-15 families with kids. Kids as well as adults had a good time here. It was fun to see so many different types of engines. Loved the spirit of senior volunteers who are more than willing to provide info about the locomotives. They also encourage you to watch the short movie & join the tour.

Visited February 2013
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Roseville, California
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“A must see when in Old Sacramento”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

I'm a railroad buff from when I was a child. I found this to be fun and educational look at the history of railroading.

Visited January 2013
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Springfield, Massachusetts
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“Fun and informative”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

A lot of great information! There was information from the early days of California through to modern times, but emphasis placed more on 1850's - 1950's.

Visited February 2013
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Vancouver
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127 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“wow, were we ever impressed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

This is an excellent attraction, there are many, many volunteers that give of their time and they all offer insights that are interesting. Well worth the visit

Visited February 2013
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Los Gatos
2 reviews
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“Great Historical Museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Love old Sac! The Railroad Museum is a must see! It has a lot of history about Sacramento. We learned so much about different types of trains and how the railroad system came to be in California (not so proud of that).

Visited February 2013
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