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    California State Railroad Museum

    125 I Street
    Sacramento, CA 95814

    Phone: (916) 445-6645

    Official Website

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    Located in Old Sacramento, the California State Railroad Museum is a complex of historic facilities and unique attractions. Widely regarded as North America’s most popular railroad museum, there is something here for everyone. Throughout the year, experience lavishly restored trains, engaging exhibits, and unique special events.

    Every weekend April-September, ride behind a real steam locomotive! Rides take off from the...

    Located in Old Sacramento, the California State Railroad Museum is a complex of historic facilities and unique attractions. Widely regarded as North America’s most popular railroad museum, there is something here for everyone. Throughout the year, experience lavishly restored trains, engaging exhibits, and unique special events.

    Every weekend April-September, ride behind a real steam locomotive! Rides take off from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot. In 1876 the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot was a major freight station on the transcontinental railroad. It was the focal point for the interchange of all freight arriving or departing Sacramento daily by railroad, riverboat, and wagon. The Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot was reconstructed in 1986, and is presently used as the passenger station for the California State Railroad Museum's excursion Train Rides, operated by the Sacramento Southern Railroad.



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    Admission:

    General $10
    Youth (Age 6-17) $5
    Children (Age 0-5) Free
    *Cash, personal checks, travelers' checks, Visa, and Mastercard are accepted for payment.


    Hours:

    Daily 10am-5pm
    *Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day


    Parking Information:

    A small number of limited term, metered parking spaces are available on the streets of Old Sacramento for up to 90 minutes. All-day parking is available in the large public garage at the I Street entrance to Old Sacramento, for a nominal fee.


    There is no accessibility service information available at this time.


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