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Pacific Southwest Railway Museum

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The Pacific Southwest Rail Museum area is comprised of a train depot with a few restored train... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2013
carmtea
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San Diego, California
Fantastic Distraction

The all-volunteer staff was extremely friendly, helpful, and informative. They answered all my... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2012
CaptainD4
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San Diego, California
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This museum runs a vintage train from Campo to the Mexican border. The experience offers open vistas, secluded valleys and spectacular views.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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750 Depot St, Campo, CA 91906-3180
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Reviewed 10 June 2013

The Pacific Southwest Rail Museum area is comprised of a train depot with a few restored train jewels, and many a wrecked trains just outside of the building. It also has a charming little shop where you purchase (or pickup) your museum tickets. I bought...More

Date of experience: July 2012
1  Thank carmtea
Reviewed 24 September 2012

The all-volunteer staff was extremely friendly, helpful, and informative. They answered all my questions as if they'd never heard them before. I learned a lot about trains of various eras while waiting to board. The trip itself was slow and relaxing, winding through the mountains...More

Date of experience: September 2012
2  Thank CaptainD4
Reviewed 12 February 2012

This is located about 1 hour east of San Diego. We did it when the weather was moderate, but I wouldn't want to do it in the heat of the summer. It was a nice museum all run be volunteers who are really dedicated to...More

Date of experience: February 2012
3  Thank gmatofour
Reviewed 5 January 2012

Really enjoyed my visit, but I would only go if the train is running. There are a few trains on display in a building that is nice, and a bunch of trains outside that seem to be waiting renovation. All nice to see but I...More

Date of experience: November 2011
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Tawnya50
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Absolutely. The North Pole Limited train ride is a GREAT family event. Caroling, cookies, hot cocoa and a visit with Santa as your seat!
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