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National Railway Museum Port Adelaide

Lipson St, Port Adelaide, South Australia 5015, Australia
+61 8 8341 1690
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An absolute must see for train buffs

If you are interested in trains, then you really must see this. It is very large, with lots of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Melbourne, Australia
School Holidays

We hadn't been here but took our two grandchildren. The museum had a 2 day event for the holidays... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Robert G
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Explore the history of Australian railways in this engaging museum. You will encounter numerous displays of various railway artifacts and see steam and diesel trains at work.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rolling stock” (14 reviews)
“all ages” (20 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:30
Lipson St, Port Adelaide, South Australia 5015, Australia
+61 8 8341 1690
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are interested in trains, then you really must see this. It is very large, with lots of different rolling stock. There is also a cute little train that goes around the whole exhibit, which is great for the kids.

Thank K5802EYjohnk
Reviewed 3 days ago

We hadn't been here but took our two grandchildren. The museum had a 2 day event for the holidays which included organ grinder face painting and also a fabulous Punch Na Judy show which our 5 yo grandson loved. He was very interactive and it...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 6 days ago

Ideal for all the family and even the souvenir shop has items relevant to the muesum. Parking is a little awkward but the surrounding area makes it worth seeing. Very interesting and fun.

Thank Bronwyn L
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wide range of railway exhibits and plenty of interative things for the children, including a miniature train and a model railway. Very well presented.

Thank Hansie13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic place , well maintained, courteous staff.Train ride was awesome. Great way to spend a Weekend!

Thank superbtraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was a bit dissapointed that there were very few exhibits that you could actually get onto or into. Perhaps this is the insurance company/lawyer's fault but just simply walking past really interesting locomotives and carriages and just being able to read their story off...More

Thank SydneyConcordian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lots of trains, very interesting, highly recommended, there is a small diesel train that you can take the kids on for a ride, lots of diesel and steam loco's

Thank 1967Nick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely walk back in time and sharing significant times in our rich history with our children. Kids loved exploring the old trains and got to finish the day with a ride on the little steam train.

Thank misterseekamp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very impressed with this museum. Once you get past the grumpy staff at the front entrance you will be very impressed by the quality and quantity of the exhibits. It is even more impressive when you realise it has all been achieved by...More

Thank 1fleet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has everything - real trains, model trains and even Thomas the Tank Engine. I took my 3-year old nephew here for his birthday and he was in his element. Fortunately for us, despite it being a weekend, there were very few people there,...More

Thank janemueller76
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27 December 2014|
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Response from UmaGan | Reviewed this property |
When you visit one of them, they give you the voucher for the other museums. I am not sure if you can get it anywhere else