Open House

Saturdays

10 A.M. to 2 P.M.

Includes a tour of the 1891 Heritage House with Period furnishings, the Christian R. Harris Memorial Hall, the First Jail in San Bernardino, and the Historical Society Library.

FREE OF CHARGE

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 875
San Bernardino, CA 92402

Email Address:
sbhistoricalsociety@mac.com

San Bernardino History & Railroad Museum
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HISTORICAL SOCIETY PROGRAMS

All programs are held on the first Thursday of each month unless otherwise noted at 7:00 P.M. inside the Christian R. Harris Memorial Hall which is located next to the Heritage House at the corner of 8th and D Streets in San Bernardino. They are open to the public free of charge, so bring a friend!


 

Monday
Oct072013

April 12 & 13, 2014 starting at 10am 

Railroad Days at the San Berdoo Train Station

Great old trains, delicious food, fantastic music and fun!
 
Railroad Days also feature Train Excursions to LA or San Bernardino.
Imagine the fun you will have riding in one of these wondurful living relics of a bygone era!
 
"Tioga Pass" has an open Observation Platform, and Parlor Car seating. Tioga Pass is a former Canadian National Ry business car built in Canada in 1959. 
 
"Acoma" is a former Santa Fe Railway lounge car built for the 1937 "Super Chief" Acoma, and it has a beautiful Native American interior designed by Mary Coulter for the Santa Fe.
 
"Ocean View" is full length dome car which was built by the Budd Co. in 1955 for the Great Northern Railway "Empire Builder." The "Ocean View" has lounge car seating under the glass dome. 
 
"Pacific Trail" is a former Union Pacific long distance chair car built in 1950 for the Union Pacific's Streamliner service.  The chairs recline and have legrests.
 
Prices vary, depending on which car you prefer, and ADA-compliant cars are also available for your enjoyment.
For full details and ticket options, log on to the ticket website and get ready for an amazing day of travel back to "the good old days of Railroad Excursions!
 
Saturday's trip starts at 7:00 AM at the San Bernardino Metrolink Station with Metrolink Train No. 351.  Then the steam train departs at 10 AM for San Bernardino.  It will arrive in San Bernardino around Noon.
Sunday's trip starts in San Bernardino.  Boarding will start about 2:30 PM.  The steam train departs at 3:00 PM for Los Angeles.  Once in Los Angeles, there will be two Metrolink trains returning to San Bernardino.  
Train 368 leaves at 5:35 PM and arrives in San Bernardino at 7:22 PM.
Train 376 leaves at 9:00 PM and arrives in San Bernardino at 10:50 PM.
 
For passengers originating in Los Angeles on Saturday, your ticket will be good on Metrolink trains from San Bernardino all day.  
 
Railroad Days at the San Bernardino Depot runs Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM and Sunday 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM. There is no charge for the depot event, but tickets must be purchased in advance for the Excursions mentioned above.
 
Please see San Bernardino History & RR Museum website: www.sbdepotmuseum.com  

 

Monday
Oct072013

Thursday, May 1st, 2014  7pm

To be Announced

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Monday
Oct072013

Thursday, June 4th, 2014

To be Announced

 

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Monday
Oct072013

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

To be Announced

 

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Monday
Nov052012

Thursday, August 7th, 2014 7:00 PM

To be Announced

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