Perris, California: Orange Empire Railway Museum

A 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...
Address:
2201 S. A St., Perris, CA
Directions:
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.
Hours:
Daily 9-5 (Call to verify)
Phone:
951-943-3020
Admission:
Museum is free, but a fee is charged to ride the trains.
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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]
Streetcar. Orange Empire Railway Museum - Streetcars

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]

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