At the California State Railroad Museum




Tickets for THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride in Jamestown

at Railtown 1897 State Historic Park are still available!

Experience all the magic and wonder of the the holiday train ride

in the heart of the Sierra’s gold country.

For more information, click here.

Relive the magical journey of THE POLAR EXPRESS on an hour-long train ride to the North Pole.

Enjoy hot-hot-hot chocolate and yummy cookies as you ride along with many of the story's characters;
such as the Train Conductor, the Dancing Waiters, and a ghostly Hobo.

Once you reach the North Pole, the jolly old elf -- Santa himself -- will come on board to give each passenger a silver sleighbell, the "first gift of Christmas".


2014 Sacramento Train Ride Dates:
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 

November 28 - 30
Wednesdays through Sundays,
December 3 - 7; 10 - 14; 17 - 21

 Departure Times:
3:30pm, 5:00pm, 6:30pm & 8:00pm


Ticket prices for all ages 2 years and above:
Coach: $45/person
First Class: $60/person or $240/table of four

 An additional service fee of $5 per ticket or $20 per table will apply at purchase checkout.

Children under 2 years of age are free and must be seated on an adult's lap. 

Tickets go on sale to the general public on October 1st starting at 9:00 am.  Tickets are sold ONLINE ONLY!

Member Advance Ticket Sales:
Members of the California State Railroad Museum and Railtown 1897 are eligible to participate in Member Advance Ticket Sales.


Resale of tickets is not permitted and is unlawful.
Please note, our policy strictly prohibits the resale or attempted resale of any ticket for THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride for personal profit.
In addition, the use of public advertising - such as but not limited to eBay and Craig's List - to resell tickets is not permitted.
Either action will result in the immediate cancellation of the tickets and Museum membership, if applicable.


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Member Advance Ticket Sales


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For additional information please contact THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride -Sacramento Hotline at 916-445-8270 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it