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“Great interactive museum” 5 of 5 stars
Review of California State Railroad Museum

California State Railroad Museum
Ranked #1 of 160 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
California
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28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great interactive museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Definitely a highlight of any trip to Sacramento. The museum contains a good number of engines from the golden age of the railways, all in immaculate condition. My kids loved seeing these machines up close - as did I. A particular highlight is the walkthrough sleeping and dining cars.

Visited February 2013
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Union City, California
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“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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43 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“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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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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