Learn more about the history of the railroad near your Sacramento home and all across the West by visiting the California State Railroad Museum. Open for over 40 years, this facility sees more than 500,000 visitors annually. People come from all over the world just to see all that the California State Railroad Museum has to offer. Those who call Sacramento home are lucky to have this in their own city. Guests can explore the 225,000 square feet of space and stand in awe at the immaculately restored railroad cars, learn a ton looking at the thought-provoking exhibits, and ask any questions they can think of to the friendly and well-informed docents. The railroad has played an integral part in the history of our nation and has shaped, the economy, culture, and many people’s lives in the West.
Sacramento Real Estate Brings History to Life with Special Events
Visit any day except Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year’s Day between the hours of 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Pay a one day admission or consider a membership to be able to visit as often as you wish. There are many membership levels available and this could be a great choice for a family with a little train enthusiast. Also watch the calendar for special events. Storytime occurs every Monday at 11 a.m. in the East Theater. Programming is aimed toward children ages 2 to 5 and children can explore the museum with their parents after hearing the railroad themed book. Also come for Tuesday Train Rides and consider hosting a birthday party at the museum or renting it out for a special event. What a great way to keep the mess of a party or gathering out of your Sacramento real estate.
Consider volunteering at the museum or donating to help bring the best exhibits and educational opportunities to visitors. Teachers also have access to a variety of resources through the museum and consider coming for a field trip. Find more details about The California State Railroad Museum and plan a visit.