Welcome to the Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum

Two new books on local railroading history have just been published and the authors will be at the Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, to introduce their newly released works, “Railroads of Nevada County” by Andrew Brandon and “Railroads of Placer County” by Art Sommers and Roger Staab. 

NCNGRR Museum Hosts Book Discussion and Signing Event –April 21

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Sierra Narrow Gauge Conference

June 7-10, 2018 at the museum.

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Located in Nevada City, California, the Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad and Transportation Museum is dedicated to the preservation of local transportation history and artifacts from the narrow gauge railroad era.  Visitors are offered a docent-led historical tour of the museum, rail yard, and restoration shop. There is no admission charge.


The Museum exhibits a collection of railroad and aviation artifacts, photographs, and documents for visitors and historians alike.  Exhibits include the NCNCRR Engine 5, rolling stock, an early steam automobile, and other examples of Nevada County’s transportation history. Our Gift Shop offers railroad-themed books, toys, gifts, clothing, and other collectibles. 

Railbus operations begin April 28th but operate only on Saturdays.

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