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California State Railroad Museum

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Program Available to Grades K-8

Ca State Railroad Museum- Self Guided visits

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

Program Available to Grades 4 through 6
The Emigrant Train Program
The Interpretive Handcar Program
The Transcontinential Railroad: From Horses to Horsepower
Eagle Theater- Discovering the Gold Rush
School Group Train Ride

Each of the following programs has its own fee structure and reservation times. Staff reserves the right to combine groups when necessary.

Visit Huntington, Hopkins & Co. Hardware Store
113 I Street, Old Sacramento.
Usually open seven days a week.
Admission is FREE.

Group Size
Up to 45 persons per group (including chaperone) One teacher free per visit.

Adult Supervision Requirement:
One adult is needed for every 10 students.

Leader Field Trip Guidelines

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.

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. Bus drop off in front or back of museum.

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

California State Parks is excited to announce ReserveCalifornia, the new camping and tour reservations service coming AUGUST 1, 2017. Between now and August 1, 2017, continue to make reservations through as you do today. Beginning August 1, 2017, use to make or modify your camping or tour reservations.

Please check back frequently on to get the latest information on our new reservations service, including frequently asked questions (FAQs), news releases and social media posts!

Drop-In Group Visits (without reservations) Must Pay all Applicable Fees.
Drop in groups are always welcome.  Advanced notice must be given to the Museum Group desk at
916-323-9274  Currently Museum admission is $12.00 adults and $6.00 youth 6-17 years.  On adult leader per every 10 students.  Group admission is $1.00 off each admission for groups with 10 or more paying individuals making one transaction. Visa, MasterCard cash or checks accepted day of visit only. .