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125 I St Sacramento, CA 95814 United States


Monday - Sunday

10 am - 5 pm


Closed: Major Holidays


Adults – $12*

Youths – $6 (ages 6-17)* 

Children – Free (ages 5 and under) 

California State Railroad Museum

The California State Railroad Museum, a Smithsonian Affiliate, offers a sight of rail history with over 2.5 acres of exhibits on the property. With a roundhouse museum space filled with trains, a picnic area on our 1849 scene, museum store, library, turntable, passenger station, and the areas only historic and authentic excursion train ride that is volunteer ran!


The Excursion Train rides operate weekends only April – September


Library materials are available for review in the reading room, open Tuesdays – Saturdays, from 1 pm – 5 pm.


The Museum and Museum Store is open daily from 10 am to 5 pm. (Except major holidays)

Looking to register for Free Museum Weekend? Click the button below to see participating museums and sign up for your free ticket! Advance registration is required and capacity is limited! Once tickets are all reserved regular admission rates will apply!

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Virtual Events

All Aboard for Story Time!

Offers virtual versions of All Aboard for Story Time! on Mondays at 11 a.m. with local influencers reading children’s railroad-related books via Facebook Live.

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