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Our Members Matter!

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Join Us!

Join us in supporting our mission as we restore, preserve and share Southern California’s rail transportation history. When you are a member of the West’s largest railway museum you can enjoy the following benefits:

  1. Unlimited train and trolley rides on regular operating weekends/holidays
  2. Free or discounted admission to events (may exclude some third party events)
  3. Free docent tours
  4. 10% discount at the Museum Store
  5. Receive training on how to operate Southern California Railway Museum’s historic trains and trolleys—become a volunteer to provide rides to the public!
  6. Become a volunteer and help restore/maintain SCRM’s collections and facility, as well as assist with signature events
  7. Receive Museum’s quarterly Gazette Magazine which describes events, plans, operations, preservation activities, and the colorful history of our collection
  8. Receive member-only Monthly Happenings email which provides updates on events and other activities
  9. Receive member-only Whistle Stop emails with important updates and information as they arise
  10. Vote in yearly Board of Directors election and run for the Board of Directors (excludes special memberships)

Membership Types

Individual: Persons at least 18 years old.

Family: One or two adults and their children under 18 years old that live at home. Only the primary adult can vote in elections or run for the Board of Directors.

Sustaining: Can be individuals or families. Includes five one-time limited passes for friends.

Benefactor: Can be individuals or families. Includes ten one-time limited passes for friends, invitations to special Benefactor Only events, and a 25% discount on special ticketed trains*

Life: Persons at least 18 years old.

Additional Ways to Purchase/Renew

You may purchase/renew a membership by downloading the Membership Application (PDF), filling it out, and mailing it with your payment to:

Southern California Railway Museum
Attn: Membership
PO Box 548
Perris CA 92572-0548

You may also purchase/rewnew a membership in person at the Museum or charge your membership to a credit card by calling the Museum at (951) 943-3020.

If you have questions, please call the Museum at (951) 943-3020 or e‑mail membership@socalrailway.org.

Special Memberships (Associate/Corporate) are only available to purchase/renew through mail-in or in-person.