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Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum

Model Train Exhibit Tractor Row Tractor at the Carlsbad Flower FIelds Blacksmithing Class Uune Tractor Show Steam Traction Engine

Short Track Railroad Exhibit

The Short Track Railroad is an N Scale model railroad club. The Short Track Railroad Exhibit is run by the club and is open on Thursday evenings after 7:00 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. More about N-Scale Railroading ...

Tractor Row

This collection of tractors is just some of the farm equipment used at the Museum to maintain the property and farm the planted fields here. More about our Tractors Exhibit ...

A Museum Tractor at the Carlsbad Flower FIelds

Each spring tractors from the Musuem drive visitors through the Carlsbad Flower Fields providing transportion up the hill and through the fields.

Blacksmithing Class

Blacksmithing 101 is just one of the educational opportunities available. New classes are starting soon and membership is required. More about our classes ...

June Tractor Show

One of the best times to visit the Museum is during our June Tractor Show. The Musuem truly showcases our living history running tractors, harvesting crops from the fields, music, crafts, food and more. More about our Events ...

One of our Steam Traction Engines

Another popular exhibit is our collection of steam traction engines. These are working engines many of which are driven at the Musuem. More about Steam Traction Engines Exhibit


Spring 2011 Tractor Show pic of spring tractor show

June 18th, 19th, 25th & 26th, 2011


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240 N. Santa Fe Dr. Vista, CA

Museum is open daily 10am - 4pm for self-guided tours. Closed Christmas, New Year's and during Events. See Calendar for details.

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Farmhouse front

Visit our Farmhouse Exhibit - a working 19th century farmhouse. Cooking and sewing are featured.
About the Farmhouse

Steam Engine Row

Steam Engine row has many working engines from the early 1900s.
About Steam Engine Row

Educational Opportunities

Restoration class

Beg. and Adv. classes in Furniture and Upholstery Restoration are available.
Restoration Class Info

School of TImes Past class

School of TImes Past for K-8 students to experience farming, cooking, and wagon rides.
School of Times Past Info