Western Pacific Railroad Museum, Portola

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  • September 16, 2017
    Great museum and we bought tickets to ride on the train. 2 of us rode up front and the rest of us rode in the other cars. Some were refurbished but still have a lot of the original seats/tables etc. T...  more »
  • September 16, 2017
    First, while it was a major town on the old Western Pacific Railroad, Portola is not a major stopping point fo the average traveler. However, if you are at all even a casual railfan or model railroade...  more »
  • September 12, 2017
    Took the grandson for the Xmas event to see santa and ride the train. It was awesome. What 3 year old just doesn't love trains. It was well worth the admission and we loved it  more »
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  • March 21, 2017
    Railfan Heaven! More trains here than anywhere else I have been. Everything is up close and personal. Great place to visit.
  • July 2, 2017
    So fun, the kids loved it
  • January 18, 2016
    Best railroad museum - you can walk among live rolling stock and even drive a locomotive.
  • November 8, 2016
    Fun place to go
  • September 7, 2013
    A wonderful experience! I had the opportunity to drive a locomotive....where else can you do that? Huge rolling stock collection, lots of rail memorabilia. A must stop for any rail fan...or any history buff.

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