Blog 5Climb aboard Santa’s North Pole Special! Children and adults of all ages will have a unique opportunity this December at the Orange Empire Railway Museum to embark a magical train ride to the North Pole and visit Santa Claus at his workshop. Along the way, passengers can enjoy Christmas jingles, holiday trivia games, and storytelling with the elves. Upon arrival, they’ll each receive a greeting from Santa Claus himself. Then at Santa’s North Pole Workshop, guests can visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus, take photos, play on Thomas play tables, do various craft activities, and enjoy refreshments.

Ticket prices are $10 for ages 2 through 11 and $15 for ages 12 and up. The Orange Empire Railway Museum is giving away a number of free tickets on their Facebook( and Instagram( pages. However, seats are filling up fast and it’s strongly suggested to book quickly. Contest winners who have purchased event tickets are eligible for a refund.


The holiday event will take place December 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, and 20. Train times will be 5:30PM and 7:00PM on Fridays and then again 11:00AM, 1:00PM, 3:00PM, 5:30PM, and 7:00PM on Saturdays and Sundays.


The Orange Empire Railway Museum is at 2201 South A Street in Perris.

For more information, call the Orange Empire Railway Museum office at 951-943-3020.


About Orange Empire Railway Museum
The Orange Empire Railway Museum is an all-volunteer organization that has been preserving Southern California’s railway history since 1956. The museum’s mission is to educate the public on the technology, history, and impact of the rail transportation industry in the West. Over 200 rail cars and locomotives, ranging from Los Angeles street cars to modern diesel locomotives, are preserved at the museum’s 90-acre site in Perris, California, which is open 363 days of the year.