About Us

Visiting the Museum

Regular Hours and Location
Grounds: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily*
Visitor Center and Gift Shop: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM*

2201 S. “A” Street
Perris CA 92570

*this may vary depending on events


Helpful Tips When Visiting

Getting Here

  • Plan your drive and check traffic by using a map application such as Google Maps
    • Address 2201 South A St, Perris CA 92570
    • Museum parking is free!

Enjoying Your Time At the Museum

  • Check the weather forecast and plan accordingly by using a weather application such as weather.com
    • Inland Empire weather can vary greatly, so sunscreen and/or extra layers may be necessary
  • Some events have TIMED TICKETS; if this is the case please arrive an hour before your timed departure
  • Regular weekend train and trolley rides, as well as some events, do not have timed tickets, in this instance please observe the event page and/or event schedule for departure times
  • Familiarize yourself with the venue through our interactive map
    • During the week exhibits are accessible through a docent led tour
    • On the weekends select exhibits are opened
      • Grizzly Flats (Narrow Gauge Collection): 11:30am-4:30pm
      • Carbarn 1 (Los Angeles Railway Collection): 10am-5:00pm
      • Middleton: depending on volunteer availability
      • Fred Harvey Museum: depending on volunteer availability
      • Carbarn 4 (Steam Locomotive and Pacific Electric Collection): depending on volunteer availability


  • Please remember that the Museum is an actual operating railroad and guests need to be aware of and respect the right-of-way, always stop, look, and listen at each track crossing
  • As an operating railroad the Museum is required to follow all guidelines and mandates set forth by the Federal Railroad Administration and the US Department of Transportation
    • More information regarding COVID-19 guidance can be found here, as well as on our website’s COVID 19 page.