Southern California Railway Museum

Bringing Southern California’s Railway History to Life!

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
Map and Directions
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.

Second Century Overhaul Campaign


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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