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National Railway Museum Port Adelaide

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Address: Lipson St, Port Adelaide, South Australia 5015, Australia
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+61 8 8341 1690
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Explore the history of Australian railways in this engaging museum. You...

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.

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A great place for rail enthusiasts and kids. Theres also a miniature railway. Well worth a visit. It doesn't take too long and Theres a gift shop as well

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A great place for rail enthusiasts and kids. Theres also a miniature railway. Well worth a visit. It doesn't take too long and Theres a gift shop as well

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice way to pass on a couple of hours. Looking back at all the old steam engines and carriages.would recommend a visit.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Even my wife liked this....and she has no interest in railways at all. Lots of interesting things to look at, carriages to go on and even a train ride. Brilliant.

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a jewel Port Adelaide has in the shape of the National Railway Museum. The staff are clearly dedicated train buff who are happy to chat about the engines that have. A fantastic collection of trains, carriages and other train memorabilia makes this a must visit place for young and old alike. We could believe how quiet it was when... More 

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Gunning, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I made the journey via train from central. The trip was worth every second. This is the best railway museum I have seen to date. If going again, I would go earlier so I had time to see the aviation and maritime museums. The staff were friendly and helpful. If you are an enthusiast, allow yourself at least two hours... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good to look back and reflect on what great times we had riding on the old style trains when we were young and tell the grandchildren stories of how we so much enjoyed riding on these. The museum also have some other memorable sorts of information and photos great day out well worth the trip

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go to the Train Museum regularly. It is a wonderful place for the grandkids to explore the trains and the displays. My grandson asks to go every time he visits us, so we purchased a membership to make it easy to go whenever he wants.

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Kangaroo Flat, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a look around the rail museum today. Well worth doing, good collection of trains from steam to diesel electric. All displays well documented. Also mini train ride for kids. A good day out!

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Thank Silverfox L
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

This is a wonderful place to visit. Step back into the past and enjoy the trains. Bring the grandchildren too and they will enjoy the ride on the train. Great place to visit whilst in Adelaide and for the South Australians to become a tourist in their own state,

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Dallas, OR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Three generations of travelers loved this museum. Staff was great and very helpful. They have many many trains that you can look into and one to ride on and some great miniature displays as well. There are great informational displays with a lot of information. You could spend a lot of time here. The number of full scale trains was... More 

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