Civil War reenactors gather for battle at Orange Empire Railway Museum
Step back in time and see what life was like during the Civil War on May 19-20 at Orange Empire Railway Museum in Perris. Visit the encampments of the Union and Confederate Armies. See what life was like in the civilian camp. Root for Yankee and Rebel soldiers as they shoot it out in spectacular battles throughout the day.The Civil War is the first war in which railroads were a major factor. So ride the vintage trains and trolleys at the museum.
This is a gated event; admission is $7 per person for ages 12 & up and $5 for ages 4 – 11. Admission is included with an all-day ride pass which is $12 for ages 12 & up and $8 for ages 5 – 11. Ages 4 and under are free. This event at 2201 S. “A” St., Perris, is free for museum members. Visit www.oerm.org or call (951) 943-3020.
About Orange Empire Railway Museum
Orange Empire Railway Museum at 2201 South A Street in Perris operates a Museum Railway where visitors can ride on the historic trains and trolleys that helped shape the Southern California we know today. The Museum Railway operates every weekend and on most major holidays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and also on weekdays forcharters and other special events. The Museum grounds are open every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the exception of Thanksgiving and Christmas.