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Lomita Railroad Museum, Lomita

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#369 of 446 in Museums in California
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The Lomita Railroad Museum is a museum in Lomita, California devoted to California railroad history during the steam era.It was founded by Irene Lewis in the early 1960s on a single lot in the middle of a residential part of Lomita, and opened in 1966. The museum building is a replica of a 19th-century depot that once stood in Wakefield, Massachusetts, and there is a full size replica of a water tower. The museum grounds now function as a small public park.Rolling StockThe museum's collection includes: 1902 Baldwin steam locomotive Southern Pacific tender 1910 Union Pacific caboose Santa Fe caboose Union Pacific boxcar Union Oil tank car
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  • I have taken small children to the museum and they have had a great time. It is a small town, cozy museum that will likely entertain tykes for an hour or 2.  more »
  • A small very well arranged Museum off the beaten path. A young volunteer gave us a tour with great enthusiasm and pride. If you like RR history this a treasure trove of local info. A nice place for a ...  more »
  • This Museum is a fun place to take children to explore. Children can climb into the trains, watch railroad videos, and play with the train table! I hope you have a chuga-chuga-choo-choo time! :)  more »
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  • Love this museum! Visited on a Friday and it was so nice because there was not too many people. My 6 & 7 year loved walking through the exhibits with no crowds and being able to take their time. Will be renewing our membership once it expires.
  • My son is into trains and absolutely loves this place, can't wait for them to start the new building
  • Nice museum next to my house.
  • There is an old engine and a caboose that you can walk through, a gift shop, and some old pictures. It was somewhat interesting but not worth seeking out.
  • Great place to take your children who loves trains