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Orange Empire Railway Museum

2201 S a St, Perris, CA 92570-9318
+1 951-943-3020
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Amazin Place!

Every year we take the kids there, history is static in that place and in November you can ride... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Perris, California
Could do better

While we enjoyed the visit here it is really oversold in the many reviews. They could do much... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Chris R
Peoria, Illinois
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2201 S a St, Perris, CA 92570-9318
+1 951-943-3020
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

Every year we take the kids there, history is static in that place and in November you can ride Thomas the Train, December is Santa for sure....we love it!

Thank LizDebernardi
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

While we enjoyed the visit here it is really oversold in the many reviews. They could do much better. However if your thing is street cars this is the place as they probably have a dozen of them and they're all operating around the museum...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Having browsed early morning on TripAdvisor we decided to go although it was not a steam day. We were warmly welcomed and were invited to go on a guided tour. Our tour guide John Pfingsten was charming and most informative and he really made our...More

Thank Giulia C
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Anyone who likes to see old trains and trolleys, anyone with an interest in history, anyone with a desire to have a picnic in a place that reminds you of America in the past, will enjoy the Orange Empire Railway Museum. They also sponsor car/truck...More

Thank BeawChan
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

This museum is very large. You should wear comfortable shoes and if the morning is cool wear layers so you can be cool in the afternoon. Why? Because you will want to be here for several hours. You can bring a lunchbox and eat your...More

Thank Leslie2S
Reviewed 16 February 2017

They have a lot of great running equipment, which they run, and run into the ground. They have a vast collection, most of it tucked away in a building in the back 40, which if you venture back there to look at, is locked. A...More

Thank Rich G
Reviewed 23 November 2016

A well stocked museum with a wide range of trains collected from a number of famous railway companies such as Santa Fe, Southern Pacific and L A railway, to name a few. There are electric as well as steam locos of all ages .Make sure...More

Thank scuttle
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This is a place that I took my kids and they had a blast. They learned allot and at the same time had fun and experienced a piece of history. We have been here for Holidays as well and it is a different type of...More

Thank wranglernwss22
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Acres of old trains waiting to be restored Large buildings with restored trains which are only open on weekends or by chance during the week. We couldn't go on the weekend when some restored trains are running, particularly the big steam engine.There are children's areas...More

Thank phedelia
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I enjoyed my visit to Orange Empire. It was almost 100 degrees but we still walked most of the property. Lots of Trolleys and a few rail cars. We rode the PCC and it circled the museum. A nice collection of railway items.....but a bit...More

Thank DaveVWV
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23 November 2015|
Response from robert l | Reviewed this property |
I visit this museum when I can as its only 75 minutes away from my parents. As to your question...you can contact them by calling: 951-943-3020 they can tell you better than i can