Grab a glass and join us for this presentation in your living room as we travel the rails of South Santa Barbara County on a fascinating look back in time to the golden age of railroad building. The railroad’s arrival in Santa Barbara in 1887 had a lasting influence on our community. Architectural Historian, Jean-Guy Dube will examine not only the railroad’s depots that were built, but other structures such as passenger […]Continue reading
The Annual Goleta Bunny Express rolls into Goleta on Saturday, April 15!
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Tickets $4 for adults and children
Ticket price includes a miniature-train ride, special treats and activities, entry into our raffle and lots more! Springtime fun for the whole family!
New this year: come meet adoptable bunnies from B.U.N.S (Bunnies Urgently Needing Shelter) and make a needy bunny a new part of your family!
Print your receipt and bring to our Visitor’s Center to redeem tickets.
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 opportunities for children to experience history, versus just reading about it. The Museum’s goal is to keep […]Continue reading