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Orange Empire Railway Museum

2201 S a St, Perris, CA 92570-9318
+1 951-943-3020
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A great place for family fun!

We visited here in September & enjoyed our visit SO much that we are coming again in January & this... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Appleton, Wisconsin
Orange Empire Railway Museum

Visited this museum back in the late 80's while in the Navy. Was very impressed with the... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
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2201 S a St, Perris, CA 92570-9318
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited here in September & enjoyed our visit SO much that we are coming again in January & this time bringing more family! Docent Randy Doss is an excellent guide & a wealth of information. The new tramway cuts down on the walking between...More

Thank wiiliamh2017
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Visited this museum back in the late 80's while in the Navy. Was very impressed with the improvements made. Completly run by volunteers, check their website for time of trolley rides. Closed the gift shop early and didn't a chance to browse. Wouldn't recommend going...More

Thank BB61-Sailor
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Great experience as engineer of train locomotive. It was a lifetime desirw to be the engineer of a locomotive; had grand children with me fot lookout and horn blowing.

Thank Lawrence S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

A great place for the family. Lots of train history and friendly people to talk with about trains. You can even ride some of the trains and old street cars to get a real feel of how it use to be.

Thank 547lillianu
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Every year we take the kids there, history is static in that place and in November you can ride Thomas the Train, December is Santa for sure....we love it!

Thank LizDebernardi
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

While we enjoyed the visit here it is really oversold in the many reviews. They could do much better. However if your thing is street cars this is the place as they probably have a dozen of them and they're all operating around the museum...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Having browsed early morning on TripAdvisor we decided to go although it was not a steam day. We were warmly welcomed and were invited to go on a guided tour. Our tour guide John Pfingsten was charming and most informative and he really made our...More

Thank Giulia C
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Anyone who likes to see old trains and trolleys, anyone with an interest in history, anyone with a desire to have a picnic in a place that reminds you of America in the past, will enjoy the Orange Empire Railway Museum. They also sponsor car/truck...More

Thank BeawChan
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

This museum is very large. You should wear comfortable shoes and if the morning is cool wear layers so you can be cool in the afternoon. Why? Because you will want to be here for several hours. You can bring a lunchbox and eat your...More

Thank Leslie2S
Reviewed 16 February 2017

They have a lot of great running equipment, which they run, and run into the ground. They have a vast collection, most of it tucked away in a building in the back 40, which if you venture back there to look at, is locked. A...More

Thank Rich G
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23 November 2015|
Response from robert l | Reviewed this property |
I visit this museum when I can as its only 75 minutes away from my parents. As to your question...you can contact them by calling: 951-943-3020 they can tell you better than i can