Art Musems and Educational Exhibitions in LA, at Fairplex Pomona
Do your kids love to learn? The Pomona Fairplex, home of the LA County Fair, is home base to numerous educational and fun museum attractions for kids of all ages in Southern California. Rail Giants Train Museum: This exciting attraction is open almost every day the public, and features roarin steam machines! These locomotives are nothing to ignore, the biggest being the “Big Boy 4014”, weighing at a whopping 1,200,00,000 pounds! These Big Boy steam locomotives are are piece of history, having a huge part in World War II transporting essential military equipment all over the country. Dig up the past by visiting the Train and Locomotive Historical Society, the oldest in all North America, founded way back in 1921. The Garden Rail Road: Spanning 10,000 square feet, this miniature landscape is nothing to balk at. The majority of these operating little trains were built by high school students, showing off their ultimate craftsmanship skill. Besides being a model for trains and the railroad system, this display also has landscape that models California from the 1850s, perfect for California history buffs. Millard Sheets Art Center: The Millard Sheets Art Center is an educational treasure trove for young minds in need of cultural development. This local art center brings an understanding and appreciation to the community, the ideal investment of time for a highschool and middle school student. The local art culture and educational impact at the Fairplex has been enhancing young minds for years, and all in one convenient location.
NHRA Motorsports Museum
The NHRA Motorsports Museum presented by Automobile Club of Southern California, located in Building 3A just inside Fairplex Gate 1, off of McKinley Ave. is open to the public all-year long.
Museum hours are: Wednesday through Sunday 10 a.m. To 5 p.m. Extended hours and special admission during the Mello Yello Drag Races and other automotive specific events held at Fairplex.
For more information, call (909) 622-2133 or visit the website for more information. WWW.NHRAMuseum.org