Railtown 1897 State Historic Park

Home to the Historic Jamestown Shops and Roundhouse

Hours of Operation

Open Daily (November-March, 10:00am-3:00pm; April-October, 9:30am-4:30pm)

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.

Trains operate every Saturday and Sunday from April-September, 10:30am, 12:00pm, 1:30pm & 3:00pm

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride trains run in December, click here for more details.

Railtown 1897 SHP
PO Box 1250 / 10501 Reservoir Road
Jamestown, CA 95327
(209) 984-3953

Stay Connected 

Thanks to the many Railtown fans who have supported this unique, "one-of-a-kind" State Historic Park through your membership, donations, volunteer hours, and making your voice heard.  Your support has been vital and will be even more so in the future as we work together to keep Railtown open and the trains running.


Donations to support Railtown can be submitted to the California State Railroad Museum Foundation by following these links:



Individuals and corporations can contribute to Railtown in a variety of ways from becoming a member or giving the gift of membership, to riding the train or renting the facilities for a special event.  We encourage you to contact the CSRM Foundation for information or to discuss your individual needs.  We can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (916) 445-5995.


The California State Railroad Museum Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, which has been a cooperating association of California State Parks since 1987. The CSRMF Foundation raises and manages funds to support the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento, Railtown 1897 State Historic Park in Jamestown, and the long-envisioned Railroad Technology Museum in the downtown Sacramento Railyards.