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National Railway Museum Port Adelaide

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Nice to visit

It has information about the trains that run across Australia and some of the routes. Plenty of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Katie D
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom

I thoroughly enjoy going here. I have done so many times. It's quite interesting and you spend some... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Irene G
Kilkenny, Australia
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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.
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Lipson St, Port Adelaide, South Australia 5015, Australia
+61 8 8341 1690
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Reviewed yesterday

It has information about the trains that run across Australia and some of the routes. Plenty of steam trains to look at and some you can go on to see different areas inside. Even a train that takes you on a short journey.

Thank Katie D
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoy going here. I have done so many times. It's quite interesting and you spend some time there. Even a souvenir shop as well and a place to have a coffee or a light meal.

Thank Irene G
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Grandkids loved the experience at this railway museum.The weather was beautiful on the day we went. Very busy place,lots to look at and a lot of activities for the kids.

Thank Liisa and Dave B
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

What a great place to fill in a few hours with young kids! The railway museum is a well thought out, interactive and clean place to explore and learn a bit about our train history. All the staff we encountered were polite and informative. There...More

Thank SNVP
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Been waiting a long time to take my kids here and when i saw the fun fair i decided was a great yime to go BUT was Thoroughly disappointed. Kids waited all holidays to go..Not a single engine was open to access. Never seen so...More

Thank Addicted055
Reviewed 19 July 2018

My eldest grandson is currently obsessed by all things to do with trains, so a visit was a must. This well designed museum presents a history of trains and train travel over the year. There is enough detail and authenticity to satisfy adults, and hands...More

Thank scholzy13
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited this excellent museum with our grandchildren. We were all totally impressed by the amazing array of magnificently restored locomotives, passenger carriages, goods wagons and railway memorabilia. Everything displayed in the museum is wonderfully presented ... all very authentic! The museum...More

Thank AdelaideGourmet
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Port Adelaide is packed with history and blessed with museums........the National Railway Museum is but one. This is a "must see" for railway buffs or anyone interested in history. Staff are friendly, welcoming and approachable. Research before you travel will enhance your visit.

Thank daf57
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Went here last week with friends and spent a great 2 hours just wandering arund amongst old steam traind and carriages some that I remember being a bit long in the tooth well worth a visit

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

this is one recommended museum to visit and there are another 2 great museums , combination additional 25 % disconut fee when you entered one already.the Pitch and Fluck pavillions display old time locomotives and first class sleeper car, provision car with audiovisual guide onsite....More

Thank jajavalB
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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