hours and location
Grounds: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas;
closed at 12:00 Noon on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.
Visitor Center and Gift Shop: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
2201 S. “A” Street, Perris CA 92570
Help us take our 100-year-old steam locomotive, Ventura County Railway No. 2, into its second century of operation by donating to the Second Century Overhaul Campaign.
The Museum has re-opened its grounds and outdoor exhibits, and resumed weekend train and trolley operations. Car Barn 1 is open to the public on weekends and during events. Car Barns 2, 4, and 6 (Grizzly Flats) are open when volunteer docents are available. Weekend ride tickets are available online.
For our guest’s safety, everyone over the age of two must wear a face covering when riding trains or trolleys. Visit our COVID-19 Guidance page for current information; it is updated regularly.
see what’s happening at the museum!
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. Ride streetcars, interurban electric cars, and trains on the Museum railway. Visit the Museum’s collection of more than 200 streetcars and railway vehicles to experience the early days of electric, steam, and diesel railway transportation in and around Los Angeles.