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California State Railroad Museum
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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World class museum. Very helpful & informative guides. Have attended night time “event parties... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Z7830SWgaryt
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Sacramento, California
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Must view if you are in Sacramento.

This museum is a must to visit if you are in the area, It's a very impressive museum that will... read more

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Really top notch museum. Super layout, great exhibits, very friendly staff who were always happy to inform and discuss.

The guide dressed as an engineer in the massive steam loco was brilliant and knew his topics.

Great place make sure you visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Don't miss the California Railroad Museum in Old Town Sacramento. With restored engines, dining and sleeping cars, the golden spike, a mail car, model trains, and more, there's something to interest everyone. Friendly, informative docents are located throughout, explaining points of interest and answering questions. My favorite was the dining car, filled with displays of the china and menus from the glory days of transcontinental travel. Other favorites with our group included the high speed car, and the cab forward engine. Plan several hours for a visit -- the place is huge!

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Andrea M
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this train museum. The lower level had beautifully restored engines and specialty cars. It is an amazing collection. There were people walking around in period clothes who were very knowledgeable.

The top floor has a area for children to play with toy trains. There are also displays of the various sizes of trains such as HO, N, Z etc.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank artbycarolann
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

My grandpa loves trains! He's like a kid in a candy store here! You can drive a virtual reality train for free. Lot of real size trains here, you can jump aboard and see what it was like to dine on the train. Flashbacks to the old times.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Allow an hour or more for a good visit. You will need to be able to climb stairs to go aboard the trains.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank liz e
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