Western Pacific Railroad Museum - Portola, California
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Latest Museum News Update:

*Last updated Monday, October 31th, 2014

Winter Hours - Schedule change!

Museum now closed for the Winter. (unless scheduled for locomotive rental)

Santa Trains - December 6, 13 & 20th - 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM.  Benefiting EPCAN, the Portola Food Pantry.  Admission:  $5.00 + 3 cans of nonperishable food per car load or $10.00 per car load.  Complimentary Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Cider and Cookies.  Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there!  Visit the museum Gift and Book Store!  Click for more info.

November 8 Board Meeting at Kelley Park in San Jose, California.  1:00 PM

The Western Pacific Railroad Museum at Portola is home to North America's largest and most complete collection dedicated to telling the story of one railroad. It is also one of the few places where you can experience rail history in a truly "hands-on" way. Come sit in the cab of the world's largest and mightiest diesel locomotive, climb aboard passenger cars from the California Zephyr, and take the throttle of a real locomotive under your control.

The Museum opens for the 2014 season on April 26th.  Weekend train rides resume Memorial Day weekend!  See the train rides page for more details.

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