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Travel Town is OPEN 6 days a week! (Closed Wednesdays). Our hours are:
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM !

The Gift Shop will be open and following LA County Covid Protocols. Social distancing and face coverings are required.

The Exhibit Hall and Gallery will remain closed but you are welcome to come ride the Travel Town Railroad, see all the trains, and visit us in the Gift Shop!

While the Museum is still partially closed, our Foundation is working hard to fulfill its Mission. 
Please consider donating to help us through this challenging time! 

Santa Fe Engine 664 sports a new paint job and restored number board  by volunteers Bob Frein and F.G.“Vince” Vincent. (Photo by Bob Frein)

Other continuing preservation work includes:

  • Union Pacific Dining Car 369 Window Replacement and car restoration project.
  • Painting and lettering of the Stockton Terminal & Eastern Engine "Mariposa" tender.
  • Replacement of the rear coupler beam on the "Mariposa".
  • Painting of the Santa Maria Valley Locomotive No.1000.
  • Regular maintenance on the Museum's working Diesel locomotives and crane.

Because of limited fingerprinting appointments, the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks is not currently accepting new volunteers.  Please check back soon, and consider supporting us with a donation!

Foundation now operating on-line store!

Click here to visit our on-line store!

 

OUR MISSION

The mission of the Foundation is to educate the public about railroad history as it pertains to the development of the Southwest Region of the United States, particularly the Los Angeles area. We fulfill this mission by supporting the restoration, operation, and interpretation of the historic railroad equipment at the City-operated Travel Town Museum in Griffith Park.

The Foundation supports Travel Town by helping the Department of Recreation & Parks to fund and administer the Museum's volunteer programs, restoration projects and educational outreach efforts. Many of the Museum's programs and activities are funded through grants and donations along with proceeds from our Museum Gift Shop.

The Travel Museum Town Foundation is a dba of the American Southwestern Railway Association, Inc.,
 a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization working in partnership with the City of Los Angeles, Department of Recreation & Parks

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