Collecting Model Trains

Collecting Model Trains

Can you remember your very first toy train? Perhaps you received it as a gift…perhaps you purchased it on your own with your allowance? Looking back, do you remember the spark of joy and enthusiasm accompanying it? For many, their first toy train triggered an...
Easter Train Activities and Crafts

Easter Train Activities and Crafts

Do you have a train lover in the family? Well, since the Easter Bunny is stopping by at the Orange Empire Railway Museum on the weekend of March 12th and 13th we thought how fun would it be to share some additional ideas and resources combining the magic of trains and...
Steampunk on a Budget

Steampunk on a Budget

With the Iron Horse – Family Steampunk Carnivale coming to the Orange Empire Railway Museum on March 19th and 20th, we wanted to give you some fun, low-budget ideas for creating an amazing Steampunk costume. But first thing first, what constitutes the Steampunk...
Climb Aboard A Magical Train Ride To Santa’s North Pole Workshop

Climb Aboard A Magical Train Ride To Santa’s North Pole Workshop

Climb 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...
Thomas & Friends Chugging Into OERM

Thomas & Friends Chugging Into OERM

All aboard! Thomas the Tank Engine & Percy are once again chugging into the Orange Empire Railway Museum for five days in November. Discounted ($2 off) tickets are on sale through September 1 for select boarding times on the 7th, 8th, 11th, 14th and 15th of...