History of the Depot

Built in 1903 by the Southern Pacific Railroad, the Santa Susana Depot served passengers and farmers in the Simi Valley for more than 60 years. With a classic passenger waiting room featuring a pot-belly stove, the depot was also headquarters for local freight shipments. It was also the home of the station agent. Today the Depot is the home of the Rancho Simi Foundation and the Santa Susana Pacific Model Railroad Club where Amtrak, Metrolink and Union Pacific trains pass by every day. Come and travel back to the past in this wonderful museum and train layout.

Hours

Depot Hours are every Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (excluding major holidays).

Note: We will be Closed December 24th and

January 31st

Latest Updates

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Tom Bergh Apartment - Dedication
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New Eagle Scout Project Pathway to the Southern Pacific Phone Booth

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SSRHS Swap Meet - August 26, 2017

SSRHS Swap Meet - November 4, 2017

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Special Event - Christmas Night Time tour December 9, 2017 (More Info coming Soon).

Santa Comes to the Depot

December 16 & 17, 2017