California State Railroad Museum

The largest railroad museum west of the Mississippi is in Sacramento and houses numerous locomotives, rail cars – including dining and mail cars – a model train exhibit and tells the story of the building of the transcontinental railroad as well as the role the railroad played in the history of California and the western states.

A top Sacramento sight, the California State Railroad Museum is also your connection to train rides like the Polar Express train during the holidays and other rail excursions that depart from the Old Sacramento Waterfront.

Visitors, locals and school groups alike all enjoy visiting the railroad museum. Book your ticket today.

Museums & History

There are 28 museums in Sacramento, and they cover everything from medical history to the Gold Rush to California, art, and the railroad. The California State Railroad Museum is the best in North America, and it tells the story of the...

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