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California State Railroad Museum

111 I St, Sacramento, CA 95814-2204
+1 916-323-9280
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Trains x 3

We started on the third floor and worked our way down. This floors has scores of model trains and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Joyce C
Havertown, Pennsylvania
Never gets old.

I have been coming to the Railroad museum for the past 15 years. First by myself and them... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Vacaville, California
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North America's largest railroad museum draws more than 500,000 train enthusiasts annually.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
111 I St, Sacramento, CA 95814-2204
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We started on the third floor and worked our way down. This floors has scores of model trains and tells you everything you’d want to know about their history. There were many we had never heard of like a Z-class that fits in a briefcase!...More

Thank Joyce C
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been coming to the Railroad museum for the past 15 years. First by myself and them eventually all three of my children. Boy or girl, they are amazed by all the different models of trains from different eras. They get to board certain...More

1  Thank johncastillo72
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to the California Railroad Museum with family, friends, kids and adults. This museum has a little bit of something for all. Small kids enjoy the interactive trains and other play activities, and adults like the fact you can go through the railcars and...More

1  Thank AngelK916
Reviewed 1 week ago

Something for everyone in our group -- from age 18 months to over 60 years. Hands on play for young ones and trip down memory lane for experienced train riders.

1  Thank s s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for kids of all ages, my now 10 and 7 year old still like to go check things out. The Thomas play area was always great on a rainy day for us! If you are local, I recommend a membership! Don't skip the train...More

1  Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are into trains or have kids that are interested. It's a must see. Lots of cool things to do for most ages. We come every other year when we're in area.

1  Thank 7sHeaven
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My grandson dependencies here. We have been going since he was two, he is now four. He never gets tired. He loves the toy trains and seeing the big trains, but mostly the toy trains.

1  Thank Dana J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's in a old round house! In Old Sacramento! And I love all things old! I was in awww of the beautiful trains, and old old box cars! I could day dream about riding 1st class in those beautiful box cars! My son loved the...More

1  Thank cocoabeachshark
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been here before - I try to hit at least the gift shop every time I get to Sacramento - and every visit is like the first. WOW! There's so much to see, and every time I visit, there's more to see. You'll need...More

1  Thank oldretiredguy22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Museum is at one end of Old Town Sacramento and from the outside looks like any other big building, but inside you are in a world of trains and the history of trains in California. The first thing I found a blessing was that...More

Thank StevanF
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24 June 2017|
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Response from Sharon M | Reviewed this property |
I walked through it with my 5 year old grandson. He went through parts of it twice. We also watched the short movie and shopped in the gift store. It took about 2 hours, but you might not love it as much as we did! But, you... More
Pam J
3 May 2017|
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Response from David R | Reviewed this property |
There is a train called the Capitol Corridor that runs several times during the day. A great ride to a great destination.
29 April 2017|
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Response from Alohabv | Reviewed this property |
I try to find out for you the only thing I could find is coach is $12 for adults first class is $20 and there is a membership starting at $30 for adults.916 445 5995 is the number you can call for more questions. Ok good... More