California State Railroad Museum Sacramento
Where is it at?
California State Railroad Museum
Tel: 916 445 6645
Where are we going today?
Located in Old Sacramento, the California State Railroad Museum is a complex of historic facilities and unique attractions. Widely regarded as North America's most popular railroad museum, there is something here for everyone!
There are regularly varying exhibits covering a wide range with railways as a connecting theme. Guided tours of both the exhibit and railway spaces are available.
Non-stop, roundtrip shuttle service is available to and from the California State Railroad Museum and the Sacramento Zoo.
How much does it cost?
- Free Under: 5 years.
When can we go?
The Museum is open daily (except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day) from 10am to 5pm.
Numerous dining establishments are located nearby..
Any Top Tips?
Guided tours and interpretive film screenings are offered daily. Many other opportunities abound at the Museum, including related historical attractions within Old Sacramento State Historic Park..
Need a little extra help?
Wherever possible, access to exhibits is facilitated by wheelchair lifts, two-way video communication systems, and our friendly staff. Certain exhibits and programs have limited accessibility, due to factors such as narrow, historic stairways and door openings on railroad passenger cars. .
Personal photography welcome, commercial use photos only with permission..
What people are saying?
by Subadra Srinivasan
We visited the museum today and my kids 5 and 9 loved it. you could spend half a day at the museum. there is a 1/2 hr show at the west theatre in the museum and there is a free tour which offers more information on the railway - good for older kids and adults.
by Hillary Z
Didn't go in the museum, but walked all around the boardwalk, very cool shops!
by KARMEN RIVERA
AWESOME TYME LOVED THE TRAIN RIDES
by Robert Mabrey
Great layout, something for everyone. Awesome voluteers helpful and always willing to give more info. Littlest one had room to run too. Well done and definitely recommend. Great shops and eateries within walking distance.
by Harry Miller
loved this place as a kid, love it as an adult