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Point Richmond, CA

Known as one of the top port and seacoast towns in California, Port Richmond is a neighborhood of Richmond, California, located in the San Francisco Bay Area. While Port Richmond is a hub for ships bringing various cargo and passengers from many different locations, apartment hunters can also enjoy a unique museum dedicated to model railroads. The Golden State Model Railroad Museum, which is open during the months of April through December, displays model train exhibits while also offering Port Richmond apartment renters the opportunity to learn about model railroading and the history of the activity. The incredible displays found in the museum are built and operated by the East Bay Model Engineers Society, which is one of the largest and oldest clubs of its kind in the world. The society was founded in 1933 by a group of people interested in a wide variety of models from electric trains to boats to airplanes. The museum is a non-profit organization and Port Richmond apartment tenants can appreciate a new exhibit each time they visit. Over the years, exhibits have included models from a number of historical events, including the Golden Gate International Exposition that began in 1939. While the museum is certainly a must-see for any person interested in model trains, every apartment renter in Port Richmond can enjoy a visit to the museum for the small price of $4 for adults during days that the trains are running. Holiday shows are also presented during the month of December. Searching for apartments in Port Richmond? Look no further than ApartmentGuide.com to find Port Richmond apartments for rent and learn more about this neighborhood.