Welcome to the Carquinez Model Railroad Society

Contra Costa County COVID-19 Mask Requirement

Effectively immediately and by order of the Contra Costa County Health Department, all Carquinez Model Railroad Society members and all guests will be required to wear a mask while inside the the club building. Your cooperation during this ongoing health crisis, whether you're vaccinated or not, will be greatly appreciated.

2022 Open House Dates to be Announced in December

The club membership will be voting in early December to set the 2022 Open House calendar. Please check back soon to get updates.

Don't forget that we will be having our holiday Open House December 11-12, 2021 (see below). You may also sign up for our e-mail announcements towards the bottom of the page.

Announcing Our Last 2021 Open House Dates

December 11-12, 2021*

The Carquinez Model Railroad Society is having our Winter Open House event Saturday and Sunday, December 11th and 12th between 10 and 4pm both days. Experience model railroading on a grand scale! Watch trains up close as you travel from Oakland and across the Sierras on two levels seeing exquisite detail and stupendous scenery! Come and enjoy some holiday cheer and model trains and don't forget to check out our Crockett neighborhood!

We are located at 645 Loring Avenue Crockett CA across from C and H Sugar. Bring the kids and grandkids. Admission is $5, youth are 16 are free with an adult. Face masks are required in accordance with COVID-19 protocols.

Our Open House on December 11-12, 2021 will be in coordination with our upstairs neighbor, the Carquinez Toy Train Operating Museum (CTTOM). CTTOM will request a separate $5 donation for visitors to its exhibits.

* - All donations made at our June, October 23-24, and December Open Houses will be matched by the Crockett Community Foundation.

CMRS Flyer DEC 2021

Previous Open Houses in 2021

Find our archive of Open House materials on our NEW Open House page.

Member Signup

This CMRS member signup is now voluntary and is provided as a benefit to the membership to coordinate meet-ups.

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If you join our mailing list, rest assured that we won't spam you nor sell your contact info for a few extra dollars. We typically send out less than one e-mail a month on average - generally a week before our next open house.

Virtual Tour

The Carquinez Model Railroad Society welcomes the public to virtually visit our facility through this video produced by TSG Multimedia and narrated by long time CMRS member Frank Greman that discusses the history of the club and highlights on the layout.