The Santa Susana Depot Park & Museum Built in 1903 to serve passengers and farmers in the Simi Valley, this historical railroad depot was once a hub of freight shipments and travel. After being closed in the 1970s, it was turned into a museum. Today you can see the classic passenger waiting room with potbelly stove, along with a HO scale model railroad layout. Peruse a collection of rail artifacts, historical photos and California railroad history.
1PM to 4PM Saturday & Sunday
Scale Model Railroad
Does the Santa Susana Depot offer group tours?
While the depot is open every Saturday and Sunday, tours for large groups are also available on weekdays. Call 805-581-3462 for tour reservations.
Is the railroad still being used?
Yes. Union Pacific freight trains transport lumber and other goods up and down the coast, and Amtrak’s Coast Starlight makes the voyage as well. The Surfliner and Metrolink trains also ferry commuters to and from Los Angeles every day.