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 over two year old to wear face coverings WHILE riding the trains and trolleys. 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.

March
Spring Swap Meet
Dino Train

April
BBQ, Boots & Brew
Winter WonderSLAMMED
Behind the Scenes
Night Photoshoot

May
Antique Truck Show

June
9/11 Never Forget

July
Meet the Museum

September
Fall Swap Meet
Pirate Festival
Perris Appreciation Day

October
Cruise & Care (Rods & Rails)
Night Photoshoot
Meet the Museum

November
Day Out With Thomas

December
The Polar Express

The Polar Express

Select Dates November 24 – December 31, 2021

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride is coming to Southern California Railway Museum for the 2021 holiday season!

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Weekend Train & Trolley Rides

RESUME JAN 8, 2022: Saturdays & Sundays*

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

Monthly on the Second Saturday*

Join us at SCRM on Second Saturdays for extra fun including a photo scavenger hunt, creative photo contest, lawn games & painting in Holstrom Park!

*except during special ticketed events

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Dino Train and STEAM Festival

March 19th & 20th, 2022

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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BBQ, Boots & Brew

April 9, 2022
Join us for BBQ, Boots and Brew: a KCBS Sanctioned Master’s Series BBQ Competition, a day full of amazing BBQ, unique craft beer, and live music.
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Spring Railroadiana Swap Meet

March 12, 2022

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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Behind the Scenes & Food Truck Fest

April 23 & 24, 2022

Go “Behind the Scenes” at the Museum and see what goes into maintaining the West’s largest collection of rail cars, enjoy exciting food truck cuisine, and end your day with a unique night photoshoot experience.

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Fall Railroadiana Swap Meet

September 10, 2022

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

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Day Out With Thomas

DATES: FALL 2022 Dates TBD

All aboard for a day of family fun with Thomas and Percy! Thomas is returning to the Southern California Railway Museum FALL 2022.

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