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Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum

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Educational Train Ride

This was such an unexpected treat! We were killing time before an afternoon wedding and took a... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
Laughlin, NV
A great place for kids!

We took our grandkids on the free train/bus ride Saturday mornings and thoroughly enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Nevada City, California
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5 Kidder Ct, Nevada City, CA 95959-3235
+1 530-470-0902
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

This was such an unexpected treat! We were killing time before an afternoon wedding and took a ride on the train to this charming museum. The docents were so wonderful and kind!

Thank Diana2020
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We took our grandkids on the free train/bus ride Saturday mornings and thoroughly enjoyed the adventure. Run by dedicated volunteers, the museum is a treasure in our back yard!

Thank 60yvonnecollins
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Docents went out of their way to accommodate us. We had a wonderful tour of the museum and workshop and even an unexpected ride on the railbus. We all had a great time!

1  Thank heidisG2829AL
Reviewed 28 May 2018

well managed narrow gauge museum. Part of the year they offer free rides which my grand-kids love and a place they want to return to each visit. parking easy, docents knowledgeable.

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

As I was getting ready to go back home , It was suggested that I visit the NCNGRR museum . I was not in a hurry to get home, so I decided to go check it out. I'm so Glad I did. The Docent that...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Such a neat museum! It was so clean and well laid out. The staff was so friendly and our tour guide had so much knowledge!

Thank 242vernec
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

All the docents are volunteers and incredibly knowledgeable about the narrow gauge railroad and the area’s history. They take you on a ride in a restored car/bus. Take the kids and your friends. Admission is a contribution.

Thank Gus B
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Spent a good part of an afternoon here at the museum. Had a guided tour with a very well informed Docent who took us everywhere and explained all that there was to see. We rode on the tour trolley afterwards and the guides on the...More

2  Thank Duker20
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We were camping at the InnTown Campground next door to this museum so went over on a Saturday to ride the "rail bus." There is a nice gift shop and a very informative museum. Lots of information about the area, the mining, and the railroads....More

1  Thank LabMAK
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Since moving to Lincoln Ca. , I have made a point to visit the local surrounding cities. I recently attended their 2017 annual rummage sale fund raiser in the Nevada city area. What a place. All the restored vintage trains, caboose and other special projects...More

Thank Albert J
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Leland C
26 August 2015|
Response from Gus B | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is a ride for ~ 20 minutes.