The Southern California Railway Museum (SCRM) continues to monitor ongoing changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic and is committed to the health and safety of our community. SCRM requires all staff, volunteers, and visitors to wear face coverings while on museum property and to practice social distancing. Please visit our COVID GUIDANCE page for more information.

Special Events

Throughout the year Southern California Railway Museum hosts many special events. Click the picture or link to find details, ticket pricing and times.

January
Behind the Scenes

March
Spring Swap Meet

June
Rods and Rails

September
Antique Truck Show
Perris Appreciation Day
Fall Swap Meet

November
Day Out With Thomas

December
The Polar Express

TBD
Dino Train STEAM Festival

Weekend Train & Trolley Rides

Every Saturday & Sunday

You can take a ride on the Museum Railway on a real operating Trolley or behind a Locomotive every Saturday and Sunday – ride as many times as you like during our operating hours (except during special ticketed events).

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Second Saturdays

October 10th, 2020

Join us at SCRM every Second Saturday for some hands-free, socially-distant extra fun!

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The Ventura County Railway No. 2

Ventura County Railway No. 2

Every third weekend (except summer months)

The Ventura County Railway No. 2 is the Museum’s operating steam engine. You can ride a train behind the VC2 and experience the excitement of an operating steam locomotive.

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CANCELED: Day Out With Thomas

November 7, 8, 11, 14 & 15, 2020

All aboard for a day of family fun with Thomas and Percy! Thomas is returning to the Southern California Railway Museum FALL 2020.

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The Polar Express

Nov 28 – Dec 27, 2020

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride is coming to Southern California Railway Museum this holiday season!

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Rods & Rails

TBD 2020

The City of Perris’ annual car and motorcycle show, featuring classic cars from the 20’s through the 70’s and motorcycle classics from 1939 to the present.

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BEHIND THE SCENES

January 16 & 17, 2021

Go “Behind the Scenes” at the museum where volunteers operate, maintain and restore the West’s largest collection of vintage rail cars.

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Spring Railroadiana

Spring, 2021

Southern California Railway Museum’s annual Spring swap meet. Members can buy and sell railroad antiques, collectibles, scale models, and toy trains.

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Dino Train and STEAM Festival

2021 Date TBD

Hop on Board for the Dino Train and STEAM Festival at Southern California Railway Museum, featuring “Buddy” from the PBS Show “Dinosaur Train.”

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The Ventura County Railway No. 2

Behind the Scenes

Fall 2021 – Date TBD

Get Behind the Scenes at the Southern California Railway Museum in Perris.

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Perris Appreciation Day

FALL 2021

This is the day that we show our appreciation to our neighbors in the City of Perris. Enjoy the museum and ride the train and trolleys for free.

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