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Pacific Railroad Museum

210 W Bonita Ave, San Dimas, CA 91773-3047
+1 909-394-0616
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Charming small museum that packs in a lot of history.

I enjoyed this museum with friends and family. The staff is friendly and passionate about trains. A... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
RMMcD
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San Dimas, California
Small Museum Gem

A friend and I stopped in here to do a geocache that involves finding info inside the museum and... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
fincaran
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Saint John, Canada
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“memorabilia” (3 reviews)
“glimpse” (2 reviews)
“dimas” (3 reviews)
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210 W Bonita Ave, San Dimas, CA 91773-3047
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

I enjoyed this museum with friends and family. The staff is friendly and passionate about trains. A nice surprise was the train related culinary history highlighting the dining car experience and showcasing the different dinner service, menus, and recipes served on different regional lines. This...More

Thank RMMcD
Reviewed 8 May 2017

A friend and I stopped in here to do a geocache that involves finding info inside the museum and found ourselves interested in a number of the exhibits. This small museum is chock full of great information and memorabilia on the golden age of rail...More

Thank fincaran
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This small local museum in an old train dept is a fun place for train enthusiasts adn history buffs to enjoy. The gentleman who curates the space is very knowledgeable and super friendly!

Thank stuftbear
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The Pacific Railroad Museum is a small train museum in the heart of the charming town of San Dimas, California. Located in the original train station about 25 miles west of Los Angeles, it has been nicely arranged for those who love train history. Although...More

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This volunteer run history of the railroads and its impact on the region is not to be missed! The Docent led tour of this small, but packed with memorabilia museum, was very informative and enjoyable. I think it is a MUST SEE when visiting the...More

Thank Villager42
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Quaint small museum with a lot of local, San Dimas, history. Ask for a tour! Very friendly and informative. Worth the stop.

Thank 942samuelk
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I was planning to simply take a glimpse of the exhibitions in this museum. But finally I spent almost the whole afternoon there until it closed on 4 pm. A small museum, but you can find a lot of interesting details in the history if...More

Thank 泽冯
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Small building, cute, free with a tiny green strip you can walk. A few picnic table under a big shady tree. A great little piece of San Dimas history, far too easily overlooked by it's locals.

Thank librabunny82
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Well done history of our early settlement of the west coast by rail and all the effort that went into making it happen.

Thank 564jeff
Reviewed 22 May 2016

We stopped by to kill time and because my boys love trains. It is mostly a model train museum. The loved looking at the models and the guide was very nice and knowledgable. Nice for a short stop with young kids. If you are a...More

Thank Amy P
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