travelgrove Travel Tips
 

California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento, California

 
00
    
Legend
  • History & Culture travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: 2.5mi
athenalove's pictureby athenalove History & Culture travel tip
added on the 5th of January, 2011
Even though you might not be a real railroad fan, the California State Railroad Museum is still a place that you can easily visit without getting overcrowded with information or bored, even with children.

Being a small museum, they don't have so many exhibits, but the ones they have restored look just amazing, and worth having a look at. They made it so that things are still left back as it would have been the last time the trains were used. Everything looks so alive, when you get closer to the dressed up mannequins you realize they are dolls. It is a great place to get away for a couple of hours.

Address:
125 I St, Sacramento, CA 95814, USA

Price:
Kids: $4, adults: $9.

Opening Hours:
10am-5pm every day.

On the web:
http://www.sacairports.org/mather

 
California State Capitol MuseumCalifornia Automobile Museum
 
 
 
History & Culture
tips

Recent travel tips for Sacramento

  • The Waterboy
    A rustic small restaurant that you fall in love with from the first time you step through its doors. The Waterboy has a welcoming ambiance and an amazing staff who are friendly, and helpful all the time. We had such a lovely evening on our [...]
    D: 3.8mi00
  • The Firehouse
    Located in downtown Sacramento, in the Old City, The Firehouse bistro is a beautiful, elegant restaurant remodeled from a former fire station. Their exquisite cuisine combats with the places' charm and elegance, providing the diner an [...]
    D: 2.7mi00
  • California Automobile Museum
    For a few hours of real, vintage museum exploration, the California Automobile Museum can be the perfect spot. Though a bit hidden, it worth the seek, because this small gem of old, classic cars is so different from the usual vehicle [...]
    D: 3.4mi00
  • California State Capitol Museum
    Built on the image of the Washington Capitol, this imposing marble building is home to the senate and a public museum. Free tours are provided inside the California State Capitol Museum which feature not only art exhibitions but also the [...]
    D: 3.1mi00
  • Fast Eddie Bike Tours
    An amazing experience we had with Fast Eddie Bike Tours when we explored the rural areas around the city. There are so many scenic places and beautiful spots to see that I think people should go there more often. The guided tour includes [...]
    D: 4.9mi00

Things about Sacramento you may be interested in

 
 
 
guides

Recommended

Sacramento Sights

There is the Sacramento Ballet that changes its repertory every 3 months. It is a fine ballet company that is Sleek, Sexy and Strong. You can see classics like the Nutcracker and Alice in Wonderland to modern Operas. It makes for a nice variety in your visit.  The Governor’s Mansion was built in 1877 and is now one of the most historical sites in Sacramento. They give guided tours of the [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Melk, Austria
If you are traveling close to this city, take a break and visit the abbey here. You can go in only with guided tours which are organized only twice...
General: The abbey in Melk

Saqqara, Egypt
The building of the Step Pyramid of Djoser was a very important moment in the Egyptian Architecture for it was the first stone pyramid built in...
History & Culture: Pyramid of Djoser

 

Derry, United Kingdom
As you may know, Halloween has its roots in the Irish culture. A fine example for that is the Halloween Carnival in Derry, a city in Northern...
Night Life & Entertainment: Derry Halloween Carnival

Debrecen, Hungary
If your with car, you have to pay for parking, as usually, but you can park in some nearby streets without parking fees.
General: Parking fee

 

Galway, Ireland
If you are at Galway, should should take a boat to the Aron Islands. There are 3 islands and at least the main islands offers you a great landscape...
Outdoors Activities: Aron Islands

Ostuni, Italy
Antony is the best place to eat in all Ostuni. It's run by the owner family and they really make you feel yourself at home all the time. Prices are...
Food: Antony

 

Faisalabad, Pakistan
Keep local currency take loose clothes with you avoid skirts and mini skirts kinda dress
Food: Travel to pakistan

Singapore City, Singapore
This place is the place to go for those who would like to go for a treasure hunt, for all types of items, as the saying “one’s man...
Shopping: Thieves Flea Market @ Sungei Road, Singapore

 

Cleveland, Ohio
Though a cemetery might not seem like a great attraction you might want to visit on your holiday or business trip, the Lake View Cemetery can...
Sightseeing: Lake View Cemetery

Hong Kong, China
Hong Kong is the perfect blend of east and west . There’s vibrancy, colour, noise and lots and lots of people. There are also colonial buildings,...
General: Top Things To Do In Hong Kong

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*