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California State Railroad Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A place I live to go to that never gets old. I am a train buff that loves.old steamers. I would... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Unique, educational, interesting and fun

There is something for everyone here, well worth the price of admission. So many trains, and not... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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North America's largest railroad museum draws more than 500,000 train enthusiasts annually.
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111 I St, Sacramento, CA 95814-2204
+1 916-323-9280
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A place I live to go to that never gets old. I am a train buff that loves.old steamers. I would highly reccomend doing g the Polar Express when the holidays roll around with your family. Buy tickets early around October.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Parkman44
Reviewed 3 days ago

There is something for everyone here, well worth the price of admission. So many trains, and not just trains. You can enter many of the displays to get a real feel of times past. There are mannequins with many of the displays but be aware...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Dan G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Have visited many other train museums but this one takes the prize. All ages can enjoy this museum and get some California history, too. Allow 2 hours minimum. Old Sacramento is a hoot, too.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Fishersan
Reviewed 3 days ago

just the first floor and tour were fascinating. looking up to the indoor trestle and the windows where the toy trains were urged me to wander up and down stairs to find the other exhibits. i am so glad i took the time to wander...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Westea
Reviewed 3 days ago

My family and I went to the museum for a school project that my daughter had. The museum was way more than we expected and what we thought would be bland and boring was the very opposite. This place is huge and has so much...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank djiceman916
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very interesting and informative museum. Being new to the area, loved the guided tour. Highly recommend. Upstairs has several train tables for the younger kids to play with.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Kim N
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Awesome seeing old trains up close. Great fun for all ages. You can get inside trains and see all. Amazing size of some of these trsins

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Michael G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very nice exhibit that's if your into trains. The location is beautiful right next to the Sacramento river and old Sacramento. Extremely beautiful and tons of family friendly shops and places to eat. Definitely come check it out.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Anastasia M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with my family including a 4yr old and 1 1/2 yr old. We all enjoyed it. Fun things for the kids (play area). Very interesting and informative.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank jlm1949
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Give your self a couple of hours for this visit. The massive steam locomotive on it own is worth the visit. Lots of history to explore. Good for young and old. We rented for my dads celebration of life several years ago. Great venue for...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank davidhV8108PG
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Jan B
19 September 2018|
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Response from Debbie T | Reviewed this property |
Yes! There’s a Thomas the Train play area.
Tiffany H
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Response from Bob M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, adults - $12; youth - $6; and, children under 5 - free. It is definitely well worth the price!
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yes - all inside