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California State Railroad Museum

Click here for maps Description:  Largest interpretive rail museum in the country, with 1849 Scene Gold Rush era street, part of Old Sacramento, 1849-era wood and canvas theater, Sacramento Railroad.  Extensive web site by CSRMF 
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How to find: 
125 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

MAIL  111 I St

Parent Organization
California State Parks

Phone 916 445-7387
Alt Phone 916 445-6645
California State Parks
California State Rail Museum Foundation
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Museum Year Round. daily 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5
Season Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, NY Day
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec





As of FEB 2007 6-17 $3
under 6 free
   $8    call
Special Fees: You will have pay to park.  Public garages are best for stay of more than 90 minutes
Additional Group Info:
Special Tours & Pricing: 
Train excursion tickets $8 adult, $3 6-17
Reservation Contact:
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have: 20 minute film every hour, either self-guided or guided tour.  Use museum as springboard to other parts of Old Sacramento.  Train rides available from Central Freight Depot/Public Market two blocks south every weekend Apr-Sep
Big Events:  Suggested Stay: guided tours   30-40 minutes.
Period Type of Site
Buildings: Restored locomotives and cars dating back to 1862.  Full-scale diorama of 1860's construction site.
Interpreters: tour guides or docents scattered throughout Craftspeople:
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Sacramento Southern Railroad
Sacramento Zoo

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Oak Haven RV PArk 2145 Auburn Blvd
Sacramento CA 95821
916 922-0814

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Amber House B&B 1315 22nd Street
Sacramento CA 95814
916 441-5214
Capitol Park B&B 1300 T Street
Sacramento CA 95814
916 414-1300
Hartley House B&B 700 22nd Street
Sacramento CA 95816
916 447-7829
Inn at Parkside 2116 6th Street
Sacramento CA 95818
916 658-1818
Residence Inn 2410 West El Camino Ave
Sacramento CA 95833
916 649-1300
Moon River Inn 8201 Freeport Blvd
Sacramento CA 95832
916 665-6550
On the Bluffs 9735 Mira del Rio Drive
Sacramento CA 95814
916 363-9933
Savoyard 3322 H Street
Sacramento CA 95816
916 442-6709
Vizcaya 2019 21st Street
Sacramento CA 95818
916 455-5243

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Acienda Motel 626 16th Street
Sacramento CA 95814
916 441-5214
Desert Sand Inn 626 16th Street
Sacramento CA 95814
916 444-7530
Flagstone Hotel 111 7th Street
Sacramento CA 95814
916 443-9641
Holiday Inn 300 J Street
Sacramento CA 95814
916 446-0100
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts 1209 L  Street
Sacramento CA 95814
916 443-1234
Pensione K 1100 17th Street
Sacramento CA 95814
916 443-2766
Quality Inn 818 15th Street
Sacramento CA 95814
916 444-3980
Sheraton Grand Sacramento 1230 J Street
Sacramento CA 95814
916 447-1700
Travelers Inn 716 10th Street
Sacramento CA 95814
916 446-0374
Vagabond Inn 909 3rd Street
Sacramento CA 95814
916 446-1481

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Updated:  01/09/2010

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