The California State Railroad Museum is hosting its Polar Express Train Ride from Nov. 24 to Dec. 20. Presale tickets for museum members started earlier this week and general sale for the public begins Monday, according to the event website.https://www.sacbee.com/entertainment/article279329724.html
The California State Railroad Museum — your Museum — is the keeper of stories. Together, we collect them, we preserve them, and we tell them. Share Your Railroad Stories With Us. Located in Old Sacramento, the California State Railroad Museum is regarded as North America’s railroad museum.
First opened to the public in 1976, the California State Railroad Museum complex is one of Sacramento’s largest and most popular visitor destinations. Over 500,000 visit the Museum annually, with guests traveling from throughout the world to experience this world-renowned facility.
The California State Railroad Museum is a museum in the state park system of California, United States, interpreting the role of the "iron horse" in connecting California to the rest of the nation. It is located in Old Sacramento State Historic Park at 111 I Street, Sacramento.
Click here or call (916) 808-7777, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. PT. Home to 225,000 square-feet of exhibits and beautifully restored railroad cars and locomotives which illustrate railroad history in California and the West.
(916) 323-9280 Park Hours Museum Hours: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Tickets sold until 4:30 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day Train Operating Hours: Departures run April through September from the Central Pacific Passenger Station at Front & “K” Streets. Visit the Excursion Train Ride page for the up-to-date schedule. Expand Park Info
The locomotive collection of the California State Railroad Museum contains 19 steam locomotives dating from 1862 to 1944. The Museum’s locomotives illustrate the development of steam technology from its early years in the mid-nineteenth century through its apogee and climax in the 1940s.
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READ MORE. Consistently ranked as one of the best railroad museums in the country, the expansive California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento presents 21 meticulously restored “iron horse” locomotives, plus period-perfect railway cars, many open for one-of-a-kind walk-throughs.
Stand in the shadow of a 150-year-old, 40-ton monument to innovation, engineering and history. Take a ride along the rails that played a key role in the development of the Golden State. See the history of the California railways come to life in engaging exhibits. A visit to the California State Railroad Museum is a not-to-be-missed experience ...
The Museum and Museum Store is open daily from 10 am to 5 pm. (Except major holidays) The Excursion Train rides are 45 minutes long and operate weekends only April – September. Departures are from the Passenger Station (930 Front Street, Sacramento, CA 95814) every hour on the hour. Check departure availability and times on our website.