Perris, California: Orange Empire Railway MuseumA sprawling collection of trains, buses, trolley cars, and tractors baking in the sun, along with O'Neill's Streamline Diner, a 1930s-vintage beanery built to look like a train of the future. Railroad cars are filled with train-skewed exhibits, but there's enough mass to suggest other possible oddities...
- 2201 S. A St., Perris, CA
- I-215 exit onto Hwy 74. Drive west on Hwy 74/4th St. for one mile. Turn left onto A St. Drive south for 1.5 miles. On the left.
- Daily 9-5 (Call to verify)
- Museum is free, but a fee is charged to ride the trains.
Visitor Tips and News About Orange Empire Railway Museum
I'm a model rail road enthusiast -- don't miss this stop. We were lucky enough to find a tour that was going on, and had a great docent. Large inventory of rolling stock, great renovations of old equipment.[Ken, 07/29/2014]
The Orange Empire Railway Museum possesses an extensive collection of LA streetcars from the 1950's and earlier, in various stages of restoration. Many working trains from different eras. A fun visit.[Randy, 07/13/2010]