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Perris, California: Southern California 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. Ride the trains and trolleys on weekends.

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) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Museum is free. Train rides $12.
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Southern California Railway Museum

It's a large rail museum with several buildings that may be open or not open, depending on volunteer availability. The large collection of streetcars includes Los Angeles' Pacific Electric now defunct streetcar line. Rides are available on most weekends. There is also a Fred Harvey exhibit and Grizzly Flats.

[Clark W, 03/11/2022]
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]


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]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Eagle RockEagle Rock, Menifee, CA - 5 mi.
Apple BouldersApple Boulders, Perris, CA - 5 mi.
Mushroom HouseMushroom House, Homeland, CA - 8 mi.
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Fallen David, Fullerton, CA - 38 mi.

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