California State Railroad Museum

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California State Railroad Museum

Location:In Old Sacramento at 125 'I' Street.
Facilities:Museum, exhibits, restrooms, food service.
Activities:Guided tours, excursion train rides (seasonal).
Special Features:Museum interprets the role of the "iron horse" in connecting California to the rest of the nation. Housed in one large building are more than 21 fully-restored historic locomotives and cars. A full-scale diorama depicts the building of a section of the transcontinental railroad in the 1860s. A block from the museum is a reconstructed passenger station and freight depot circa 1867. During the summer, a steam train takes visitors from the depot to Miller Park and back along the Sacramento River.
Address:c/o Capital District Office
101 J St
Sacramento, CA 95814


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