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Railroad & Ferry Depot Museum: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 17 January 2019

If you are a train buff, get yourself to the Tiburon Railroad & Ferry Depot Museum. There is a scale model of Tiburon with a working model train -- if you are nive they run it for you. Cool bit of history in motion.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Karen S
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Great little museum. Very interesting museum and showing what Tiburon was like at the turn-of-the-century. Make sure you visit upstairs to see where the conductor of the railroad lived with his,family, very interesting.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 202pats
Reviewed 13 July 2018

We love history and to explore the past of places we visit! This FREE little museum is such a treasure!! If you are lucky enough you will go when there is a docent volunteer who knows some of the stories that made up this huge...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank debinel
Reviewed 19 October 2017

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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank KLE2013
Reviewed 26 September 2017

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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank deko62
Reviewed 18 September 2017

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

Date of experience: September 2017
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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

Date of experience: August 2017
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

Date of experience: August 2017
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

Date of experience: April 2017
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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

Date of experience: October 2016
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