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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 for persons of all ages.


Children 5 and under are free


Want to add a historic train Excursion Ride and experience railroading first hand as it was in the early part of the 20th century? This 50 minute round trip scenic ride along the Sacramento River in one of the historic steam or diesel locomotives, is the perfect hands-on compliment to visiting the museum and is sure to entertain the entire family.


If you'd like to see the museum AND do the excursion ride, you will need both the general admission and excursion ride tickets to do so. 


Children 5 and under are free


Educator Package: Includes educational resources, interactive project ideas, trip organization, direct experiential opportunities to help better connect the experience with your students and complimentary chaperone ticket. Does not include student ticket. 


Student Package: Includes engaging pre and post visit educational activities, trip organization and student ticket.


California Railroad Museum

PriceFrom $16.00
  • Once you submit an order for tickets with your charter school, they will reach out to us with your request. You will be receiving your e-tickets and educational materials in an email within 1-2 days after we receive that request. Please make sure to check your email spam folder if you don't see your tickets in your inbox by that time. Submitting your order at least 7-14 days prior to your trip date is generally best unless you are trying to book a venue that requires more advanced planning. 

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