“Rockwell & Rails” Combo Tickets for Crocker and Railroad Museums

Just in time for the holidays…California State Parks and the Crocker Art Museum have teamed up to offer a special “Rockwell + Rails” combo tickets for guests interested in visiting the California State Railroad Museum and the “American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell” exhibition at the Crocker Art Museum through February 3, 2013.

The “Rockwell + Rails” combo tickets make for great holiday gifts or festive holiday outings to experience with friends and family.  The combo tickets are $15 for adults, $8 for youths, and are available at the front desk of either museum. As always, children five and under get in free to the California State Railroad Museum and children six and under get in free at the Crocker Art Museum.

Museum lovers will enjoy visiting two of Downtown Sacramento’s most popular visitor attractions at a discounted admission price.  With lots of shops and dining options, museum visitors are encouraged to take a leisurely stroll through Old Sacramento when walking the short distance from one museum to the other.

Currently on display at the Crocker Art Museum, the “American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell” exhibition celebrates the full range of Norman Rockwell’s artwork, including rarely circulated works from the collection of the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Included in the presentation are original oil paintings of some of his most famous illustrations, drawings, war bond posters, and numerous covers that Rockwell created for The Saturday Evening Post over nearly five decades.

Widely regarded as North America’s most popular railroad museum, the renowned Railroad Museum showcases 21 meticulously restored locomotives and cars on display along with numerous exhibits that illustrate how railroads have shaped people’s lives, the economy, and the unique culture of California and the West.

More information about the “American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell” exhibition is available by calling the Crocker Art Museum at 916-808-7000 or visiting crockerartmuseum.org; and more information about the California State Railroad Museum is available by calling 916-445-6645 or visiting their website here.

Photos courtesy of the Crocker and Railroad Museum websites

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