Railbus operations resume on April 28th, weather permitting.

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


Sierra Narrow Gauge Conference

June 7-10, 2018 at the museum.

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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 one of our restored railbuses are offered also beginning April 28th  but only on Saturdays. .