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!