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Descanso Railroad Members’ Week

July 9 @ 8:30 am - 6:30 pm

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Included with Descanso Gardens membership

Exclusively for Descanso Gardens members

Model trains will be running from 8:30am–6:30pm

Train rides are from 9:30am–4pm (limited number of tickets available for purchase)

Members will have exclusive access to the new Descanso Railroad from July 6–12. Enjoy model trains traveling through landscapes and depots made of natural materials (many from Descanso Gardens).

Explore the new station where you can take a ride through the garden on our electric train.

Please note that a limited number of train ride tickets will be available for purchase.

  • Same-day train tickets are $5 each. Starting in early July, 10-ride train passports will be available for $50, and 20-ride passports for $100
  • Family and Friends and Nature Lover members receive 25% off 10- and 20-ride passports year-round
  • Perennial Circle members receive 50% off 10- and 20-ride passports year-round


July 9
8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Included with Descanso Gardens membership
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