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Outeniqua Transport Museum

2 Mission Road, George 6530, South Africa
+27 44 801 8289
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Relive my Childhood Experiences

The old trains/ambulances/transport buses that we used when I was a child 50-60 years ago. To... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
704gn
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George, South Africa
Amazing experience! A must do!

I'm not a museum person... and although I grudgingly did this for the kids I think I enjoyed it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alistair P
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The Transnet Transport Museum has a unique display featuring the history of Transnet. Enter the world of South African Railway history and admire some of the Iron Ladies that once ruled the railway lines of South Africa. From the small prestigious Emil Kessler(National Monument) to some of the more modern bigger veterans that concurred the scenic Outeniqua railway pass. An excellent selection of privately owned vintage cars are on display and other exhibitions of interst are silverware, cutlery and crockery from various periods of the transport industry, locomotives number plates, makers plates, fire engines, road transport vehicles, furniture and many other rail related items. Open weekdays from 08:00 AM to 4;30 PM . Saturdays and Public Holidays from 08:00 to 14:00. Closed on Sundays and 25 December. ENJOY A TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“power van” (60 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2 Mission Road, George 6530, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The old trains/ambulances/transport buses that we used when I was a child 50-60 years ago. To revisit the old Railway museum is a must if you visit George. Try the Power-van to get the train feeling back.

Thank 704gn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not a museum person... and although I grudgingly did this for the kids I think I enjoyed it much more than they did! The Transport museum is cheap to enter - only R20 per adult and R10 per child. The railway station houses old...More

Thank Alistair P
Kobus600, Manager at Outeniqua Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sir Thank you for giving us a 5 star rating, it is much appreciated and always encouraging to do better. Kind regards Kobus

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the transport museum during peak season holidays in South Africa. The venue is easily accessible with good directions and signs. Safe and adequate parking close to the museum. Friendly staff. Entry fee of R20 per adult (R10 for kids older than 6) is...More

Thank Devan K
Kobus600, Manager at Outeniqua Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sir Thank you for taking the time to review the Museum and give us a 4 star rating. Your positive comments will be conveyed to all staff members responsible for the cleaning and upkeep of the toilet facilities, exhibitions and the museum. Kind regards...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the museum very much, excellent exhibition and very interesting. Ouma and the kiddies also loved it. You can even have a bite in one of the carriages. If you want to go on a 2 and 1/2 hour drive on the Powervan over...More

Thank Karen G
Kobus600, Front Office Manager at Outeniqua Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ms Karen thank you for your time and comments on the Transnet Transport Museum. Due to the size of the building the aircon/ ventilation is a bit of a problem. We are looking at the best way of addressing this. Kind regards Kobus Volschenk

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ideal museum for those loving trains.... they have trains dating back to my great great grandfathers days.... pics Welcome and lots old cars on show:) Entrance is pretty cheap! A must do for an indoor activity

Thank asma o
Kobus600, Manager at Outeniqua Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sir/ Madam Thank you for your positive review, this is much appreciated. Kind regards Kobus

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visit the Railway museum often, sometimes to go on the power van outing that takes you up the mountain through lots of tunnels and stops on the way back for you to have a picnic with breathtaking views. We also visit the museum to...More

Thank Derekflanigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the museum is very cool, lots to see and the entry fee is dirt cheap. huge variety of old trains, cars and other interesting things. spent at least 2 hours in the museum and I did not want to leave. was hoping to get a...More

Thank byroni596
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visit the Transport museum and what a lovely surprise and experience. Take you back in the past for many years. A must on your to do list when you visit George.

Thank Henk B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Go open minded and discover the rich history. Well kept and clean but make the effort to understand how far back some of the pieces on exhibit goes and their contribution to the development of the continent

Thank GertdeBeer
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Took my grandfather to visit the museum as he was a steam train driver. Got the history of each train and he identified a few that he actually operated. Definitely a place to visit if you are a train enthusiast. The model train display is...More

Thank Armand V
Kobus600, Manager at Outeniqua Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Dear Sir Thank you for your comment and posting it on Trip Advisor. It is very important for us to get feedback from our clients. Trust that this was a memorable Trip down Memory lane for your grandfather. Regards Kobus

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