Winter Hours 

November 1 - May 1
The Museum is open Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. 
Group & school tours by appointment.


The Railbus operation is officially over for the year, however there may a few days when it will run, weather permitting.  Call the museum first.


Located in Nevada City, California, the Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad 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.


Welcome to the Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum

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. 

Rides on our restored railbus #97 are offered also. Click here.