Help keep the trains rolling by joining the California State Railroad Museum today!

Several membership levels are available for individuals, families and children. Choose the membership that is best for you!

Membership Benefits

Members enjoy a full year of benefits, including:

  • Free Admission to the California State Railroad Museum*

  • Free coach Excursion Train Rides on the Sacramento Southern Railroad*

  • Discounts on first class Excursion Train Rides on the Sacramento Southern Railroad*

  • 10% discount at the Museum Store and Huntington & Hopkins Hardware Store+

  • 15% discount on Photographic Reproduction Orders from the California State Railroad Museum Library

  • Invitations to Members-Only Events

  • Subscription to the Museum's On Track! newsletter

  • Annual membership pin and membership card

  • Donor Book recognition

  • Advance notice to purchase tickets for special events 

New Benefit:  Members at the Engineer, Trainmaster, Bronze Spike, Silver Spike and Gold Spike level receive two admissions to over 650 museums nationwide participating in the North American Reciprocal Museum program.  For a list of those participating museums click here.

*Excluding special ticketed events and train rides
+Excluding magazines and already discounted items

How to Join

  • Online -- Fill out the form online and click SUBMIT for a secure way to purchase your membership.
  • Mail -- Print this form and mail it to the CSRMF Membership, 111 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814.
  • Phone -- Call the Membership Office, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at (916) 445-5995.
  • During your visit to the Museum -- Planning to visit? You may join or renew your membership at the Museum's front desk.

 Please allow 2-3 weeks to receive your membership packet in the mail.

Memberships purchased or renewed after September 5, 2014 will not be eligible for the 2014 Polar Express Train Ride Member Advance Ticket Sales.

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The California State Railroad Museum Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) cooperating association which supports the
California State Railroad Museum proudly operated by California State Parks.