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Trainworks

10 Barbour Road, Thirlmere, New South Wales 2572, Australia
+61 2 4683 6800
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Well presented

Took our little fella there to explore and he had a great time. Not overly into trains myself but... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Trips_with_the_Fam
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Sydney, Australia
Hidden Gem

So much to see at this museum and the train ride capped it off beautifully. It's not too busy and... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
belpel73
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Sydney, Australia
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With Australia's largest collection of rolling stock, state-of-the-art facilities, interactive activities for children, enormous outdoor play and picnic area, heritage train rides every Sunday and an on-site cafe, Trainworks truly offers something for everyone.Located just 90 km from the Sydney metro area, Trainworks at Thirlmere is the perfect day trip for visitors from Sydney, Wollongong, Campbelltown, the Southern Highlands and Canberra.
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10 Barbour Road, Thirlmere, New South Wales 2572, Australia
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Took our little fella there to explore and he had a great time. Not overly into trains myself but the whole site is exceptionally well presented and thought out with a playground for the kids and BBQ areas which we were impressed with. The cafe...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

So much to see at this museum and the train ride capped it off beautifully. It's not too busy and you have no problems exploring. The volunteers were so very helpful. We spent a good 4 hours there and our 2 munchkins (2 and 6)...More

Thank belpel73
Reviewed 24 May 2017

very interesting trains from the one the queen road in and how things have changed, a prison carage it was a very dark place, to the country trains, steam diesel, and so much more, they have people come to work on the old, to revive...More

Thank Lesley S
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Trainworks didn't disappoint today with the Thomas the Tank Engine and friends day out! Our goddaughters little mind was blown with excitement. So many things to entertain the kids, from meeting the Fat controller to blowing Thomas's whistle, face painting, smaller trains, jumping castles and...More

Thank louielou79
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

A good day out with the toddler. Enough Thomas the Tank Engine stuff to keep the kid entertained plus more grown up trains and carriages for the older kids and adults. There is not much shade outside, so can be quite uncomfortable on a hot...More

Thank Em K
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

My son loves trains!! We are visiting from England (my mum lives here) and she was given the task to find somewhere we could go where there are trains!! She did not disappoint!! Train works was awesome! What a collection of trains!! My son was...More

Thank Nell C
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is an extensive complex with many vintage train cars and both steam and diesel locomotives on display....many you can actually enter. We traveled from Sydney by train with a change at Campbelltown to the Southern Highlands line...any easy walk across the platform to a...More

Thank JasMN5169
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I remember visiting the trains at Thirlmere when I was a child, so I was very excited to take my 4 year old son to see Trainworks. We saw many many types of trains and rail related exhibits. The adults loved the fascinating history of...More

Thank Anita T
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Plenty of trains to see and explore. Free parking, there is also a small cafe. Make sure to have plenty of room in the car if the children going to prepare the cupboard train model.

Thank Orit V
Reviewed 24 November 2016

We spent a very interesting 4 hours at this fascinating place. We had driven past previously and thought it looked very interesting so made a point of coming back to visit. We have not been disappointed - what an amazing place with such a great...More

Thank Nerelie L
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LouiseLau
16 May 2016|
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Response from Chris_Mundy | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Just saw your question, Parking is free, we were there on a weekday so there wasn't any parking issues. :-)
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