A limited number of free admissions are available through the reserve California system. Free admissions are typically scheduled Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, in the fall and spring. To request a free admission appointment please call 1-800-444-Park.
For best availability groups are encouraged to visit September thought February. Due to high demand, reservations for March and April fill up quickly. A Reserve California appointment time and reservation number are required upon check-in at the Group Information Desk. Schools must have a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 45 persons per reservation. Additional persons over the 45 limit will be charged at the current group rate.
Drop-in groups are always welcome. Drop-in group visits must be scheduled in advance with the Museum Group Information Desk at [email protected] or (916) 323-9274.
All school group visits are self-guided with adult chaperones.
The Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, with the exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. There is no entry for school groups to the Museum between noon and 1 p.m. and no group entry after 4 p.m.
For additional information about the California State Railroad Museum, contact the Museum’s Group Information Desk at (916) 323-9274.