Visting Us

Explore the West’s largest collection of railway locomotives, passenger and freight cars, streetcars, interurban electric cars, buildings and other artifacts dating from the 1870’s.

The Museum grounds are open every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas!
Normal Museum Ground Hours: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Christmas Eve and New Years Eve Hours: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

The Visitor Center and Museum Store are open from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM on weekdays, 9:00 AM to 4:45 PM on weekends.

Trolleys and trains operate every weekend and many major holidays, 11 AM to 5 PM.

Access to the grounds and buildings is free (except on certain special events).
On regular weekends, an all-day pass to ride the trains costs $12 for ages 12 and up; $8 for ages 5 through 11. Ages 4 and under are free. A family pass for one family (two adults and all of their children) is $40.

Parking is always free.

Visit on a weekend if possible; this is when most of our display buildings are open and trains are operating.
If you visit on a weekday, call ahead to reserve a guided tour, available at 10 AM and 2 PM for a small fee.

The grounds are quite large and contain many buildings, parks, and outdoor areas to explore.
Dress appropriately for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes—there’s a lot to see.
For more information, call 951‑943‑3020 or e‑mail