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Visiting the Museum: COVID-19 Guidance

Southern California Railway Museum’s top priority has always been the health and safety of our guests, members, volunteers and employees.  As we re-open our doors, we have outlined additional safety precautions when visiting the museum including:

  • All guests should self-assess prior to coming to the museum and follow CDC guidance if they are exhibiting any COVID-related symptoms.
  • All guests over the age of two are required to wear face coverings.
  • Social Distancing should be maintained whenever possible.
  • Hand sanitizing stations are available at the Waiting Station on our main platform, outside of Pinacate Station, inside the Museum Store, and at the intersection of Pinacate Park and Broadway
  • Restrooms will be cleaned and sanitized throughout the day with a thorough cleaning after closing.
  • The Museum Store will limit the number of individuals inside.
  • Social distancing and a face covering are required to enter the Bookstore. Please follow all signage and employee direction.
  • Train and Trolley Tickets are now available ONLINE. Tickets may also be purchased at the ticket window of the Museum Store. Entrance to the Bookstore is not required to purchase tickets.
  • Picnic tables are available for individual families or household units.

When riding the trains or trolleys

For your safety and the safety of others when riding the train or trolley, please adhere to the following guidelines:

  • All guests over the age of two are required to wear face coverings.
  • Capacity is limited on each train/trolley ride, so please select seating that adheres to social distancing guidelines.
  • Avoid touching hard surfaces and then your eyes, mouth or nose.
  • Handrails, grabrails and other handles will be disinfected between runs, however, avoid touching them if at all possible.
Purchase Train or Trolley Tickets

If you are volunteering at the museum, there are additional protocols that must be followed. Volunteers must participate in a COVID-19 training sessions prior to the start of their first shift.

We look forward to seeing you back soon! Welcome Aboard!