UPCOMING GATED EVENTS:  September 30th Mighty Machines, October 21st La RazaRun, November 4, 5, 10, 11 & 12 Day Out with Thomas.

Southern California Railway Museum

Bringing Southern California’s Railway History to Life!

hours and location


Museum Grounds – 9:00AM – 5:00PM
Guided Tours available 10:00AM – 2:00PM, please call in advance to ensure availability
Museum Store – Open 9:00AM – 4:30PM
Weekend Train & Trolley Operations – Saturdays & Sundays (departure times)

2201 S. “A” Street, Perris CA 92570
Hours may vary during special events

Ventura County Railway No. 2

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.

Ventura County Railway No. 2 Story


Join our community of passionate train and trolley lovers!! Get the inside track of everything that is happening at the Museum.


Volunteer opportunities are plentiful for most ages and abilities.


Learn how your donation, large or small, can help protect and preserve Southern California’s Railway history.

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.


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