We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Railroad & Ferry Depot Museum

1920 Paradise Dr, Tiburon, CA 94920-1954
+1 415-435-1853
Call
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$ 12.50*
and up
San Francisco Ferry: Sausalito or Tiburon
More Info
US$ 36.00*
and up
San Francisco Bike Rental
More Info
US$ 68.00*
and up
San Francisco Bay Twilight and Sunset Cruise
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good49%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“scale model” (2 reviews)
“rail yard” (2 reviews)
“local history” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
1920 Paradise Dr, Tiburon, CA 94920-1954
CONTACT
Website
Call
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (35)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 32 reviews

Reviewed 19 October 2017

Dating from 1885, this was the passenger and freight depot for the San Francisco & Northern Pacific Railroad. The museum has limited opening hours, 1-4pm Wednesday and Weekends, from April-October. The Victorian style building has wonderful redwood and Douglas fir siding and floors and has...More

Thank KLE2013
Reviewed 26 September 2017

A little museum you can visit in just about 30 minutes, it's setup they way Tiburon used to be in yesteryear.

Thank deko62
Reviewed 18 September 2017

This is a nice side show and if you are into history it is packed full of photos showing haw we got items across the bay pre-bridges. You can also have a little picnic on the grass all around and enjoy the view of sailboats...More

Thank SurFun5389
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Tiburon these days is so much different from when the town was just established in the mid 1800s. This free entry museum display a miniature of Tiburon landscape. There are brochures and a little gift items to purchase to donate and keep this museum free...More

Thank vinaboe
Reviewed 4 September 2017

What a delightful find in the town of Tiburon. We were walking along the waterfront and decided to go in. The main room houses a model of the town, with working model trains, as it looked when the trains ran through. There are maps and...More

Thank Mariellen S
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We went for a walk along the water and decided to go inside the museum. After living in Tiburon for so many years I didn't even know they had a museum. It is very small. It shows the train system the way it used to...More

1  Thank garciamarquez
Reviewed 14 March 2017

What a gem of a museum. Situated on a beautiful walking path easy to get to from the town of Tiburon (6 minute walk from Main Street), the Railroad Ferry and Depot Museum is a blast into the past when you walk in. A fabulous...More

Thank jerryc818
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Tiburon is the most unlikely place to find a great railroad museum. But I was amazed to find it on the waterfront about five minutes walk from the Tiburon ferry. The museum is housed in the last remaining building of what was once a sprawling...More

Thank John O
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This is a delightful, authentic, local museum with volunteer docents that are passionate about sharing their love of local history. Scale model of Tiburon is Amazing!!!

Thank Piper B
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I liked this place. Super nice and have great views. Perfect place to bring dog for walk too. Relaxing and enjoying the sun and beautiful views at the same time

1  Thank Tina B
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Tiburon Hotels
Waters Edge Hotel
477 reviews
.37 km away
The Lodge at Tiburon
1,588 reviews
.53 km away
Hotel Sausalito
307 reviews
2.97 km away
The Inn Above Tide
799 reviews
2.99 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Luna Blu
298 reviews
.40 km away
Servino Ristorante Italiano
191 reviews
.33 km away
The Grass Shack
8 reviews
.42 km away
New Morning Cafe
178 reviews
.40 km away
Nearby Attractions
Angel Island - Tiburon Ferry
121 reviews
.29 km away
Old St. Hilary’s Open Space Preserve
21 reviews
.51 km away
Pedego Electric Bikes Tiburon
11 reviews
.37 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Railroad & Ferry Depot Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit