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Orange Empire Railway Museum

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Train Ride and Museums - Bunny Train for Easter

We ended up going on the weekend before Easter, so the Easter Bunny was on the train giving out... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
Huntington Beach, California
Fun for all. Trolleys, trains. Lots space to run around and explore old trains/Trolleys

This is one of the most underappreciated attractions with best value for money. They have tons of... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2018
Carlsbad CA
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2201 S a St, Perris, CA 92570-9318
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

We ended up going on the weekend before Easter, so the Easter Bunny was on the train giving out treats ( a couple dollars more than regular admission). The train only goes backwards for 15 mins and then forward for a total of 30 minutes....More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

This is one of the most underappreciated attractions with best value for money. They have tons of old trolleys and a steam or diesel passenger train plus lots of old equipment and car barns to explore. It run by volunteers who loved this stuff and...More

1  Thank Brackstead
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

This place is really amazing!! Lots to see and learn about the history of trains and railroads, the kids had a great time anf you can reserve really fun spots for parties! You get to ride real trains around the grounds, Fun for the whole...More

2  Thank 705luzd
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We visited here in September & enjoyed our visit SO much that we are coming again in January & this time bringing more family! Docent Randy Doss is an excellent guide & a wealth of information. The new tramway cuts down on the walking between...More

1  Thank wiiliamh2017
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Visited this museum back in the late 80's while in the Navy. Was very impressed with the improvements made. Completly run by volunteers, check their website for time of trolley rides. Closed the gift shop early and didn't a chance to browse. Wouldn't recommend going...More

1  Thank BB61-Sailor
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great experience as engineer of train locomotive. It was a lifetime desirw to be the engineer of a locomotive; had grand children with me fot lookout and horn blowing.

1  Thank Lawrence S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

A great place for the family. Lots of train history and friendly people to talk with about trains. You can even ride some of the trains and old street cars to get a real feel of how it use to be.

1  Thank 547lillianu
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Every year we take the kids there, history is static in that place and in November you can ride Thomas the Train, December is Santa for sure....we love it!

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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

While we enjoyed the visit here it is really oversold in the many reviews. They could do much better. However if your thing is street cars this is the place as they probably have a dozen of them and they're all operating around the museum...More

1  Thank Chris R
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Having browsed early morning on TripAdvisor we decided to go although it was not a steam day. We were warmly welcomed and were invited to go on a guided tour. Our tour guide John Pfingsten was charming and most informative and he really made our...More

1  Thank Giulia C
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23 November 2015|
Response from robert l | Reviewed this property |
I visit this museum when I can as its only 75 minutes away from my parents. As to your question...you can contact them by calling: 951-943-3020 they can tell you better than i can