Teachers can bring PreK through 12th grade students to the museum. We also welcome community groups to come and visit the museum. Groups are required to fill out our form and agree to our policy. For the form and policy information click here.
Operation Lifesaver, started by a concerned railroad employee in Idaho in 1972, is a national, non-profit education and awareness program dedicated to ending tragic collisions, fatalities and injuries at highway-rail grade crossings and on railroad rights of way.
The San Diego Model Railroad Museum is proud to participate in this program through educational training. Since its inception, this program has spread the message of rail safety to thousands of children throughout San Diego County. Every year hundreds die and thousands are injured in nearly 3,000 highway-rail grade crossing collisions and 900 trespasser injuries or fatalities. Many tragic incidents can be prevented if you follow these simple tips:
Operation Lifesaver reminds you to Look...Listen...and Live
For more information call (800) 537-6224 or email: email@example.com
Can't get to the Model Railroad Museum......No problem. Let us come to you. We are now offereing School Visits as part of our Educational Program. Whether you are learning about transportation, the Transconitinetal Railroad, or the STEAM Priniciples let us aide in your student's educational experience.
All aboard for railroad fun & adventure! Create arts, crafts, and learn about the “The Old West” while exploring gigantic model railroad layouts. Campers ride the Balboa Park train, build their own layouts, and operate different scale trains!