San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum

4.545 Votes Currently Open [Closes at 04:00 pm]
  • Address: 1940 Santa Barbara Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, USA, United States
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-8055481894
  • Ticket Price: 3 USD
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, Family And Kids

In order to tell the future generations about the local railroad history, the San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum was established in 2013. The freight house was used to load and transfer goods, way back in 1984 and today, it stands as one of the oldest railroad structures in San Luis Obispo county. The museum also exhibits artifacts, modeling, art and archives.

About 30,000 locals and eight million tourists pay a visit to the San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum every year, hence making it a crowded tourist attraction in SLO. The museum will enlighten you with the flourishing railroad history that SLO has witnessed and make up for a great Saturday, the only day when it is open.

Entrance Ticket Details For San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum

  • Members: Free of cost
  • Adult: 3 USD
  • Child (4-15): 2 USD
  • Child (3 and under): Free of cost

San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum Hours

  • Open only on Saturday.

How to Reach San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum

  • Buses from Santa Barbara at High (S) bus station, hired taxis or cars.

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  • San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum Address: 1940 Santa Barbara Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, USA, United States
  • San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum Contact Number: +1-8055481894
  • San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum Timing: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum Price: 3 USD
  • Best time to visit San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum(preferred time): 11:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 6.94% of people who visit San Luis Obispo include San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum in their plan

  • 83.33% of people start their San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum

Monday, Thursday and Sunday

83.33% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum

People normally club together History Center And Museum Of San Luis Obispo County And Dallidet Adobe & Gardens and Bishop Peak while planning their visit to San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum Reviews & Ratings

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  • Historic place, perfect for families, and the bridge over the tracks will give you a nice view of the city. We do have a good amount (or bad amount) of transients that frequent this area but they are generally harmless and leave people alone. The museum is one of the best kid-friendly options in SLO other than the children's museum of course..

  • If you like trains, models or full-sized, then this is a fun place to stop. From an extensive model rail setup to static historic displays, there is something for everyone.

  • A great collection of railroad-related displays. I hope you can finish your model trains soon XD

  • Staff/Volunteers very knowledgeable, kid friendly

  • Nice museum. Good place for Amtrak trainwatching.

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