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San Bernardino History & Railroad Museum

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Surprisingly interesting with great people

I'm not that interested in railroads, but I enjoy history. So I planned to spend an hour here with... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Scott F
San Bernardino, California

We did a brief self-guided tour of this museum while waiting for our train ride. The curators of... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
Cheri W
San Bernardino, California
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3 weeks ago
“Smaller than expected ”
20 Aug 2017
“Still a working station ”
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1170 W 3rd St, San Bernardino, CA 92410-1702
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a working railroad station which I thought was neat. It had some very interesting things but it’s fairly small.

Thank Gaylee S
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

The fact that the station is still in use certainly adds to the experience. Fascinating exhibits on early rail line tours around southern California that used the station. Good job of tying in San Bernardino's history with the railroad.

Thank Ken J
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I'm not that interested in railroads, but I enjoy history. So I planned to spend an hour here with my grandchildren before they took the train home. Immediately a volunteer joined us and asked what we were interested in. He took each grandchild to an...More

Thank Scott F
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We did a brief self-guided tour of this museum while waiting for our train ride. The curators of this museum have done an excellent job of capturing the history of the railroad in the San Bernardino Valley.

Thank Cheri W
Reviewed 8 December 2016

If you like trains this is a must see museum. We were lucky enough to get a special tour by Allan Born and he was a wealth of information. Even if you are not a big fan of the trains of yester-year it is sure...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This place is stuffed full of great displays covering not only the history of the railroad but also the history of San Bernardino.

Thank Shiloh411
Reviewed 20 January 2016

A fun thing to do with the kids for free. Learn the history of the rail road and see model trains. Sometimes they have train set sales expo on certain days.

2  Thank Renee C
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Went to visit this place as part of Leadership San Bernardino and have since returned with my wife. Great collections and well displayed.

1  Thank Jayray F
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Lots of railroad history to see. We enjoyed going there to visit and talk to people who have knowledge of most of the old and new artifacts. Great place to learn about the Santa Fe Railroad history

2  Thank Mike G
Reviewed 17 June 2015

This place was well worth the visit. Some great artifacts and history. Souvenirs available. Great staff, friendly and very informative.

2  Thank CCandWH
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