School Entry Program


Our School Entry Programs provide free entry (when pre-reserved), group check in, orientation for your group, and the ability to proceed at your own pace through the California State Railroad Museum. While in the Museum, you will find knowledgeable Docents in period attire, stationed aboard trains and throughout the Museum to answer your questions.

Free Entry Reservations for Grades K through 12
To guarantee a space for a school group of 10 or more people you must have a confirmed reservation. Reservations must be made at least 7 days in advance. Space availability is ONLY assured with a reservation placed through Reserve America at (866) 240-4655.  Please note: each entry time can accommodate a firm maximum of 45 people including adults, students, and other children in a single group.  Available most Tuesdays Wednesdays and Thursdays from January to mid June and Mid Sept to early December.

Drop-In Group Visits (without reservations) Must Pay all Applicable Fees.
Drop in groups are always welcome.  Advanced notice must be given to the Museum Group desk at
916-323-9274  Currently Museum admission is $10.00 adults and $5.00 youth 6-17 years.  On adult leader per every 10 students. Group admission is $1.00 off each admission for groups with 10 or more paying individuals making one transaction. Visa, MasterCard cash or checks accepted day of visit only. 

School and Group Tour Reservations