The California State Railroad Museum

Located in Old Sacramento – a 28-acre National Historic Landmark District and State Historic Park filled with shops, restaurants, entertainment and historical attractions, and only one mile from the Sacramento Convention Center – the California State Railroad Museum is the largest interpretive museum of its kind in North America. The museum complex consists of six original, reconstructed and new buildings. The primary exhibit building, the Railroad History Museum, totals 100,000 square feet and his home to 21 meticulously restored locomotives and cars and 46 engaging exhibits that illustrate how railroads have shaped people's lives, the economy, and the unique culture of California and the West.

The California State Railroad Museum offers a number of unique indoor and outdoor event venues, and costumed interpreters are available to enhance your guests' experience.












Museum Roundhouse
Social gatherings & receptions
Capacity: 350 seated or 550 standing

Museum Sierra Scene
Social gatherings & receptions
Capacity: 40 seated or 60 standing

Railroad Museum Theaters
Meetings & presentations
Capacity: 135 each

The 1849 Scene
Outdoor lawn area
Capacity: Several thousand

Eagle Theatre
Meetings & presentations
Capacity: 150

Excursion Train
Social gatherings & receptions
Capacity: 225

Dinner in the Diner
Intimate dining, social gatherings & receptions
Capacity: 48

Union Pacific Caboose
Kids’ birthday parties
Capacity: 15

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