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California State Railroad Museum

111 I St, Sacramento, CA 95814-2204
+1 916-323-9280
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Fun Place for Grand Prents and 4 Year Old Grandson

We took our 4 year old grand son to the railroad museum for a day out. Our grandson had a great... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jerry D
Dixon, California
Awesome time, just couldn't see everything

Our conference rented the Railroad Museum where we had over 100 people attend the museum. There... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Rancho Cucamonga, 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
+1 916-323-9280
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We took our 4 year old grand son to the railroad museum for a day out. Our grandson had a great day. He loved the trains. I have learned from past experience when taking young ones to this museum they want to see everything at...More

1  Thank Jerry D
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our conference rented the Railroad Museum where we had over 100 people attend the museum. There were food stations and bar where the majority of our group hung out at and it was a little tough to eat & drink and have enough time to...More

1  Thank radman143
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place to bring your family or to reminisce! This is an amazing museum with so many surprisingly large and lifelike displays. Your kids will love it and so will you! You can spend a lot of time here checking everything out.

1  Thank V5015ZIchristinef
Reviewed 1 week ago

September 10, 2017 - After checking into our Best Western Sutter hotel and having a quick sandwich lunch, we walked over to the California State Railroad Museum. Although it was just a 20 minute walk, it was hot and humid and we wished we had...More

1  Thank JerryH9905
Reviewed 1 week ago

The California State Railroad Museum is a MUST see while in Sacramento. This place is fun for all ages. Take a tour (HIGHLY suggested), then wander around yourself, and let the kiddos play in the trains for kiddos play areas. You will be wowed AND...More

1  Thank Kathy P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with my four year old, not knowing what to expect, since we entered based on simple convenience during our Old Sac stay. We were both pleasantly surprised. The format and layout allows you to tailor how much time you spend there, with plenty...More

1  Thank JDobbs1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit if you are in the area. You can either walk around the museum on your own or with a guide if you prefer. Staff very hepful.

1  Thank SHAMARC
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are so many things to see and explore in this museum. The docent-led tour is fascinating and we learned so much. The people stationed around the museum bring the various exhibits to life. The place is so large we run out of energy before...More

1  Thank FuzzyBeaver
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit and has some of the most beautiful locomotives I have ever seen ! Doesn't have as many trains as other museums but they are absolutely pristine and beautifully presented - they even have mirrors so you can see underneath. And watch...More

1  Thank WarwickTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you love old trains this is the place for you. There is a gigantic room with many beautiful trains. The docents that volunteer their time at the museum are incredible. They are very informative & appear to love sharing. After your visit to the...More

1  Thank Karen T
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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
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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