California State Railroad Museum

Each of the following units has its own fee structure and reservation times. Staff reserves the right to combine groups when necessary. Please call ReserveAmerica to book a reservation.

Available to Grades K through 12
California State Railroad Museum -- Self-guided Visits
The School Train Ride

Available to Grades 4 through 6
The Emigrant Train Program
The Interpretive Handcar Program
The Transcontinential Railroad: From horses to Horsepower

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113 I Street, Old Sacramento.
Usually open seven days a week.
Admission is FREE.

Group Size
Up to 45 persons per group (including chaperone)

California State Railroad Museum
Adult Supervision Requirement:
One adult is needed for every 10 students.

Museum Accessibility:
The Museum is physically accessible by those individuals with disabilities.  Use this link to learn about museum accessibility:  Accessible Features

Museum Location:
The California State Railroad Museum is located at 2nd and " I " Streets in Old Sacramento.

Parking:
Bus parking is available on the side of the museum building.  City parking lot, under I-5, enter from " I " street under the freeway is available for cars, standard parking fees apply. Metered automobile parking (90-minute intervals) is also available throughout Old Sacramento.

California State Railroad Museum
Free Entry Reservations for Grades K through 12

To guarantee a space for a school group of 10 or more people you must have a confirmed reservation. Reservations must be made at least 7 days in advance. Space availability is ONLY assured with a reservation placed through Reserve America at (866) 240-4655.  Please note: each entry time can accommodate a firm maximum of 45 people including adults, students, and other children in a single group.

Drop-In Group Visits (without reservations) Must Pay all Applicable Fees.
Depending upon visitation levels, and space available, drop-in groups may be required to wait before being admitted. Please call 916 323-9274 regarding a group drop-in visit.

ReserveAmerica

Toll Free
866-240-4655 School and Youth Groups
866-361-5111 Tour Operators

Museum Operating Hours

10:00 am to 5:00 pm
seven days a week


School Group Entry:

10:00 am to 11:45 am
no entry between 12:00 and 1:00 pm
1:00 pm to 3:15 pm
no entry after 3:45 pm

Museum Admission:
 
Adults $10
Youth $5, ages 6 to 17
Children Free, ages 5 and under

Reservation Days for Free Museum Entry
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Mid-September through mid-June

The Railroad Museum is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.

For more information please call the museum group desk:
916 323-9274