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Railroad & Ferry Depot Museum

1920 Paradise Dr, Tiburon, CA 94920-1954
+1 415-435-1853
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“scale model” (2 reviews)
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1920 Paradise Dr, Tiburon, CA 94920-1954
+1 415-435-1853
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Dating from 1885, this was the passenger and freight depot for the San Francisco & Northern Pacific Railroad. The museum has limited opening hours, 1-4pm Wednesday and Weekends, from April-October. The Victorian style building has wonderful redwood and Douglas fir siding and floors and has...More

Thank KLE2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A little museum you can visit in just about 30 minutes, it's setup they way Tiburon used to be in yesteryear.

Thank deko62
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a nice side show and if you are into history it is packed full of photos showing haw we got items across the bay pre-bridges. You can also have a little picnic on the grass all around and enjoy the view of sailboats...More

Thank SurFun5389
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Tiburon these days is so much different from when the town was just established in the mid 1800s. This free entry museum display a miniature of Tiburon landscape. There are brochures and a little gift items to purchase to donate and keep this museum free...More

Thank vinaboe
Reviewed 4 September 2017

What a delightful find in the town of Tiburon. We were walking along the waterfront and decided to go in. The main room houses a model of the town, with working model trains, as it looked when the trains ran through. There are maps and...More

Thank Mariellen S
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We went for a walk along the water and decided to go inside the museum. After living in Tiburon for so many years I didn't even know they had a museum. It is very small. It shows the train system the way it used to...More

1  Thank garciamarquez
Reviewed 14 March 2017

What a gem of a museum. Situated on a beautiful walking path easy to get to from the town of Tiburon (6 minute walk from Main Street), the Railroad Ferry and Depot Museum is a blast into the past when you walk in. A fabulous...More

Thank jerryc818
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Tiburon is the most unlikely place to find a great railroad museum. But I was amazed to find it on the waterfront about five minutes walk from the Tiburon ferry. The museum is housed in the last remaining building of what was once a sprawling...More

Thank John O
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This is a delightful, authentic, local museum with volunteer docents that are passionate about sharing their love of local history. Scale model of Tiburon is Amazing!!!

Thank Piper B
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I liked this place. Super nice and have great views. Perfect place to bring dog for walk too. Relaxing and enjoying the sun and beautiful views at the same time

1  Thank Tina B
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