Winners Selected by the Center for Railroad Photography & Art
The 35th Season of Weekend Excursion Train Rides Resume on April 7 & 8
Weekday Train Rides Available on Tuesdays through April
Starting January 29
Lights, Camera, Action!
Sips & Spirits: The Train Ride
Delightful Not Frightful…
Monday, October 2, 11 a.m.
Presented by Rabobank on September 23 & 24
Saturday, September 9, 1-3 p.m.
In Celebration of Toy Train Month in August
Adam Moffat on Monday, July 31
B Street & Brews at the Museum on July 21
Plus, Special Shuttle Train Rides from Railroad Museum to Automobile Museum Offered One-Day-Only on Saturday, May 27
Saturday, May 13, 1-3 p.m.
A talented local actress, comedian, voice-over artist and impersonator, she will read the book The Transcontinental Railroad by John Perritano.
New Season of Weekend Train Rides & Underground Tours Resume on April 1 & 2!
Weekday Train Rides Available on Select Tuesdays Starting February 28
Starting Monday, January 30
Sacramento Museum Day: Saturday, February 4
To the delight of young children and parents, Tamara will read the illustrated children’s book "Thomas Gets a Snowplow."
Friday and Saturday, November 25 and 26
Debuts Friday, October 28, 2016
Veterans and active military personnel can board a special excursion train ride at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Veteran’s Day.
Monday, November 7, 2016, at 11 a.m.
Plus, Old Sacramento Guests are Encouraged to View Newly Repainted Historic Locomotives on Display
October 14 - 15
Charitable Organizations Encouraged to Submit Entries by October 17
"Spookomotive" Trains to Treat Old Sacramento Visitors for Three Holiday Weekends in October
California State Railroad Museum Foundation Announces Presenting Sponsor & Specially Designed Menu
Recognized by Sunset Magazine in the "Best Train Experience" Category
More Than a Dozen Miniature Cabooses will be Introduced and Showcased in the Popular "Small Wonders" Exhibit
Railroad Museum & Hornblower Cruises Double the Summertime Fun with a Combo Train Ride & River Cruise in August
Railroad Museum Invites Guests to Celebrate Dad on Father's Day Weekend with Steam Train Rides & First-Class Service -- June 18 & 19
Special Drop-In Volunteer Open House on June 25
Railroad Museum Gets in the Jazzy Spirit with Music Inside Museum, Aboard Trains & Offers Free Admission to Sacramento Music Festival Badge Holders
“Trains & Tripods Photo Opportunity & Lighting Seminar” for photographers on Friday evening, May 6 and Saturday morning, May 7, 2016.
Special story time with the popular Sacramento River Cats Mascot “Dinger” and his partner “Mike on the Mic” on Monday, May 2, 2016.
The new affiliation will foster a sharing of knowledge, expertise, information on collections, education and public programs.
This special interactive exhibit will remain on display in the Lobby Gallery at the California State Railroad Museum through October 12, 2016.
Celebrate the two millionth excursion train ride guest on Saturday, April 2, 2016.
The opening of the 33rd consecutive season of weekend excursion trains on the Sacramento Southern Railroad on April 2 & 3 and continuing through September 2016.
New exhibit that debuts on Friday, March 11, 2016.
Weekday Train Rides Available on Select Tuesdays Starting February 23.
Beginning at 11 a.m., Marianne will read two illustrated children’s books.
Plans to dazzle, delight and engage post-Thanksgiving visitors with a special “Small Train Holiday” on Friday, November 27, and Saturday, November 28, 2015.
Beth Ruyak will be reading the illustrated children’s book Thomas and the Christmas Tree by Richard Courtney at 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
Veteran and active military personnel will enjoy a special excursion train ride at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Veteran’s Day.
“Trains & Tripods Photo Opportunity & Lighting Seminar” for photographers on Friday evening, October 30 and Saturday morning, October 31, 2015.
Plus, Guests Can Enjoy VIP “First Class” Train Rides or Discounted Combo Pricing on Halloween-Themed Train Rides & River Cruises
To celebrate Farm-To-Fork in rail-related style, the Railroad Museum & Foundation offer a series of special activities for the community to experience and enjoy
This special fundraising event will highlight some of the area’s most exciting restaurants and breweries.
Ken Rudolph will be reading the illustrated children’s book The Last Train by Gordon Titcomb at 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
This all new exhibit showcases 16 original oil-on-canvas paintings by California railroad artist Rod R. Aszman.
The live broadcast takes place Friday, August 14, 2015 from 7 to 10 a.m.
The trivia contest is open to all ages, begins at 6:30 p.m. and will be led by a spirited Railroad Museum docent.
For those interested, a special, drop-in Volunteer Open House is scheduled for Saturday, September 12, 2015 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Wildly Fun & Free Heritage Celebration – September 4-7, 2015
A special author presentation and book signing opportunity by Robert S. Wells, author of Voices from the Bottom of the South China Sea, on Wednesday afternoon.
Rare or Never-Before Displayed Buddy “L” Toys Will Be Showcased Along With a New Operating Train Set & Assorted Artifacts
An exciting and unique new offering: The Farm-To-Fork Cocktail Train on Sunday, September 27, 2015.
Edie Lambert will be reading the illustrated children’s book The Little Engine that Could at 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
The “A Shift in Power” STEM Learning Experience will remain on display on the Museum’s Mezzanine Level through June 2016.
Plus, First-Class Service Now Available Aboard VIP Lounge Car
The “A City Divided: Sacramento and the Pullman Strike of 1894” exhibit will remain on display in the Museum’s main-floor Empire Gallery through July 11, 2016.
Out of stock locally for the last year and a half, California Poppy is thought to be the longest running china pattern featured by any railroad.
Volunteer applications are being accepted through Friday, June 5, with an evaluation and interview process immediately following.