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.

March
Spring Swap Meet

April
Winter WonderSLAMMED
Dino Train
Behind the Scenes
Night Photoshoot

May
Antique Truck Show
BBQ, Boots & Brew

June
9/11 Never Forget
Rods and Rails

August
Behind the Scenes

September
Fall Swap Meet
Perris Appreciation Day

November
Day Out With Thomas (2021)

December
The Polar Express (2021)

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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BBQ, Boots & Brew

May 22, 2021
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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Second Saturdays

June 12, 2021

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

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9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit

Father’s Day Weekend, June 18-20th

A tribute to all those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001, including the 343 members of the Fire Department of New York City (FDNY) who made the ultimate sacrifice.

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The Ventura County Railway No. 2

Behind the Scenes, Food Truck Fest, and Movie Night

August 28, 2021

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

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Fall Railroadiana Swap Meet

September 11, 2021

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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Perris Appreciation Day

September 25, 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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Day Out With Thomas

TENTATIVE November 6, 7, 11, 13, 14 2021

All aboard for a day of family fun with Thomas and Percy! Thomas is returning to the Southern California Railway Museum FALL 2021.

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The Polar Express

2021 Holiday Season

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

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Spring Railroadiana Swap Meet

Returning Spring 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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