Depot Dog Days—November 4th, 11th and 18th Join us for a doggone good time for the whole family, two legged and four legged. Take a memorable family picture with your pet on the stationary miniature train—just in time for holiday cards! Each dog will receive a train bandana. Conductor hats and holiday reindeer antlers will … Continue reading Upcoming Events at the Goleta Depot!
Join us for the 116th Anniversary of the Historic Goleta Depot, Saturday and Sunday, August 26 and 27, 2017. Click here for event details. Click here for event details.
Thanks to John Caestecker, owner of the Silver Splendor, we are able to offer a unique Vintage Rail Experience on Saturday, May 20. Click here for all the details and to reserve your seat! Thank you for your support of the South Coast Railroad Museum
The Goleta Depot was built in 1901, rescued from neglect and moved to its current location as the result of a huge grassroots effort in the late 1970's. Today, the Goleta Depot is the gem of the South Coast Railroad Museum's collection. Sites with historic value like this are rare in the U.S., and so are … Continue reading Help Us Make History Come to Life!
The South Coast Railroad Museum at the historic Goleta Depot needs volunteers! If you are interested in learning how to run our miniature train ride, work as a museum docent, work in our gift store, or just help out in general, please get in touch! This is a super-fun place to be, most everyone who … Continue reading Volunteer at the Museum!
Join the South Coast Railroad Museum for a wine tasting trip on the vintage railcar Acoma! Ride from Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo and back enjoying a wine tasting from Grassini Family Vineyards, paired with chocolate from the Chocolate Gallery! Trip includes guided historical interpretation as well as live music. If you are interested … Continue reading Red White and Rails – a wine tasting adventure aboard a vintage railcar!