Phone: (760) 941-1791
HOURS: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. daily
Closed: December 25th & January 1st & rainy/muddy days
ADMISSION: Adults: $5.00 Seniors 65+: $4.00 Children 6-12: $3.00 Under 6: Free
Museum Members: Free
Dog-Friendly: Yes Kid-Friendly: Yes
The Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum is an historical, outdoor museum showcasing hundreds of old gas and steam engines from the early 1900’s. This is a great day trip for families whom have a member that is interested in machinery.
There are many fun, events and exhibits held throughout the year so make sure to check their calendar to see what upcoming events they may coming up!
Their exhibits include a Weavers Barn, Steam Engine Row, Grist Mill, Short Track Railroad, Gas Engine Row, Blacksmith & Wheelwright Shop, West Coast Watch & Clock Museum, Steam Traction Engines, Farmhouse, Zuest Family Spinners Cottage, Sawmill and Gas & Diesel Tractors.
You can easily spend many hours here. Just make sure to come on a cooler day as it is not hard to overheat out here in the summer!
Lots of cool, abstract photography opportunities here:
They’ve got a cute shop here: