Travel Town Museum

Los Angeles, CA

Where are we going?

Travel Town Museum
5200 Zoo Drive
Los Angeles

323 662-5874

What is there to do?

Ever since America's first transcontinental railroad was born 150 years ago, the future of the country changed forever. 

Now, the whole family can learn about this fascinating history at the Travel Town Museum! This outdoor museum preserves and celebrates the railroad heritage of the western US, it's history and it's artifacts.

They have an amazing collection of locomotives, from passenger cars motor cars, freight cars and cabooses. 

It's not everyday that kids can get up close to some pretty impressive and historic locomotives, even some dating back to the 1900s! Can you see how much the railroad history has changed over the years?

Particular thematic emphasis is placed on the history of Southern California and how the railroads aided its development.

With birthday parties offered, too, as well as the option to enjoy a fun train ride around Travel Town Museum itself, it makes for a fascinating day out for the family.  For those kids who just LOVE trains, they will certainly be in their element!

Climb aboard kids, the train is about to depart the stations, and your journey is about to begin!

Choo choo!

How much does it cost?

Adults: Free to enter!

Children: Free to enter!


When can we go?

10am - 4pm weekdays, 10am - 5pm weekends (6pm from March to October)

Open daily except Chistmas Day


Any top tips?

Decent tours are held the 2nd Saturday of the month from 11am - 3pm

I’m Hungry!

Vending machines providing cold beverages and snacks are located by the Gallery building.

Healthy Eating

You can bring your own lunch to enjoy in the picnic areas of in Griffith Park! - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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