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South Coast Railroad Museum

300 N Los Carneros Rd, Goleta, CA 93117-1502
+1 805-964-3540
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Great for kids, young and old!

Must admit, it has been a wee while, but my son was always up for a trip here when he was younger... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Santa Barbara
Great for young families and kids

Seems to be a bit of a 'work in progress' so a bit lacking for adults. That being said, kids... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Sierra Madre, California
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19 Sep 2017
“Great for young families and kids”
13 Oct 2017
“Great for kids, young and old!”
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300 N Los Carneros Rd, Goleta, CA 93117-1502
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Must admit, it has been a wee while, but my son was always up for a trip here when he was younger. He never got sick of riding the real miniature trains around the grounds. And there is a HUGE train set in the building...More

Thank Canaveral
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Seems to be a bit of a 'work in progress' so a bit lacking for adults. That being said, kids seem to love this place and riding the train. Easy to get to, great out of the way desination and diversion, but only a few...More

Thank PAC626
Reviewed 28 March 2017

When the little narrow gauge train is running, little kids love riding around the track behind an "engineer" dressed like an old-time engineer. Some memorability and close to a nice walk around a pond with ducks--good place to let the kids rip or walk Fido.

Thank IdeasAndOpinions
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

They have a neat kiddy train. Otherwise there is one building as shown on the picture and one train car. But it is next to a beautiful home that can be toured. It is a beautiful setting great for a family picnic. Otherwise, kind of...More

Thank Terry H
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Miniature trains & train rides, picnic table, fun with friends & family, pack a picnic and go. Great fun during the different festivals, holidays, summer concerts, 4th of July, Easter and so much more!

Thank doris s
Reviewed 14 April 2015

This is going to be particularly exciting for small children. A local business has subsidized the attraction, so the miniature train ride (which is cheap enough as it is) will be free on weekends this year. It's a nice ride that lasts a while because...More

Thank Bob T
Reviewed 24 February 2014

This was perfect for a short visit with our 5 year old, and at his request, we returned the next day. There was a small (very small) train to ride on -- the rails are only 7.5" apart, which he loved. He was also intrigued...More

1  Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 5 January 2013

Kids like the train ride which is only a buck. Not much else there however. The stow house is right there as well. So you can do two things in the area without moving your car.

Thank Sean E
Reviewed 4 January 2013

It's out of the way and should be better advertised but I guess that serves to keep the crowds out of the way. This is a great place to take the kids to see something new.

1  Thank josephmclain
Reviewed 5 April 2012

Great fun for the kids. They'll love the train ride. There are nice grassy areas and a good trail. Saw some great birds, too.

1  Thank L. K
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