South Coast Railroad Museum
300 N. Los Carneros Road
Goleta, CA  93117
(805) 964-3540
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Description:
   Goleta Depot is a Victorian-styled Southern Pacific Railroad station, built in 1901 by the Southern Pacific Railroad, and is a historical landmark and architectural treasure.
    The museum features refurnished rooms and station grounds, and a variety of informative displays, hands-on exhibits, artifacts, photographs, and memorabilia.
    MUSEUM ATTRACTIONS: Rides on the "Goleta Short Line" Miniature Train and Museum Handcar. "Railroading on the South Coast" is a 300-sq.-ft. HO-scale model-railroad exhibit, which gives visitors a nostalgic look at local railroading during the era of the steam-train. Gandy Dancer Theater has a daily schedule of travel films and rail-theme documentaries. There are special showings every Sunday and Thursday. Admission is free. Please call for reservations.
    Bay-window caboose (S.P. No. 4023) and station yard track. Trackside Shop offers a fine selection of local history and railroad books, toys and games, videos, clothing, party supplies, and gifts for all ages. Amtrak Tickets may be purchased at the museum. Picnic Area available on the museum grounds. Rail Tours escorted by the museum for school groups, members, and the general public. Membership includes museum store and train-ride discounts and our quarterly newsletter, the "Depot Dispatch." Ask about the "Junior Engineer's Club" memberships for boys and girls.

Museum Category:
    Transportation

Business Categories:
    Community,    Historic Site,    Historical Museum,    Historical Organizations,    Historical Places,    Hobby & Model Supplies,    Hobby & Special Interest Groups,    Membership Organizations - Misc.,    Museums/Attractions/Historic,    Science/Technology Museum,    Transportation Museum,

Business Hours:
    1 to 4 pm. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.

Admission Pricing:
    Free. Donations appreciated.

Payment Accepted:
    Cash,   Check,  

Languages Spoken:
    English,  





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