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Outeniqua Transport Museum

2 Mission Road, George 6530, South Africa
+27 44 801 8289
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Very interesting

We visited the museum as part of an outing on the power vans which operate from the museum. The... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Tinktinkie
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PMB, South Africa
Railway museum

This is a place that you must see if you like old trains and old cars on display.The museum show... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
paulsmi2018
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George, South Africa
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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%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“old cars” (36 reviews)
“power van” (64 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2 Mission Road, George 6530, South Africa
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+27 44 801 8289
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited the museum as part of an outing on the power vans which operate from the museum. The museum has much to offer from the old SAA planes, all the locomotives and vintage cars. Great relics of the past! It was interesting to see...More

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

Thank you for a 5 star rating. It is always good to see that people enjoy their visit to the museum. We are currently in the process to obtain the necessary approval to dispose of the old carriages as they are in a very poor...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

This is a place that you must see if you like old trains and old cars on display.The museum show you how the railways was look look like in the old days and you can even see the history of it.On top of that you...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

This gem is a delight. You will see trains and automobiles that granny and grandpa made use of. There is even a old time dining car that you can enjoy a light snack. While you’re there book a trip on the Powervan!

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Kobus600, Manager at Outeniqua Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Your rating and comments is much appreciated. Thank you for posting your experience on Trip Advisor to encourage more people to visit the museum. Kind regards Kobus

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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

It's amazing how well this museum has been kept my 2 year old boy and 12 year old daughter loved It and the staff were very informative well worth the visit.More

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Kobus600, Manager at Outeniqua Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thank you for your positive response. Good to hear that the kids have enjoyed the visit, our aim is to maintain the assets in the museum to preserve todays history for our future generations to come so that they can enjoy, appreciate and learn from...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

This place is just amazing! We had some time before our flight and it just wasn't enough to see all!More

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Kobus600, Manager at Outeniqua Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Dear Ms Smit So glad the see that you have enjoyed your the visit to our museum. Thank you for your time to rate this on Trip Advisor and the 5 star rating. Now you have a good reason tto come back and spend some...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

What an amazing place to visit. The venue is filled with transport memorabilia from yesteryear. Cars, buses, trains. Definately worth a trip. Give yourself plenty of time as there is lots to see

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Kobus600, Manager at Outeniqua Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Thank you for your 5 star rating, much appreciated. Good to see that you have enjoyed your visit and that the museum is recommended by you. Best regards Kobus

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

You need about half a day to properly see and take in everything there is on offer. It is am amazing place. Floors so clean you can sit on them. Exhibitions form waaaaaaaaaay back covering harbours, planes, trains, cars and trucks. Every little and adult...More

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Kobus600, Manager at Outeniqua Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Thank you for a 5 star rating. This message will be passed on to the 4 employees that are responsible for the cleaning of the floors and exhibitions. Great to see that you have enjoyed your visit. Best rgards Kobus

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

We visited the museum before taking the PowerVan up into the mountains. The collection of trains, including the Royal White Train, are superbly preserved, with lots of information, even for non-train buffs. It is all held in a massive building, and includes a fantastic array...More

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Kobus600, Manager at Outeniqua Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thank you for your 4 star rating. Great to hear that visitors do enjoy and appreciate in what we are doing to preserve the rail history of SA. Have a safe journey. Kobus Volschenk

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

Loved wandering around and reading about the stories that sit behind some of the trains that we saw - the white train has a good story to tell! Was great seeing the display of vintage cars, both my husband and I were transported back to...More

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Kobus600, Manager at Outeniqua Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Thank you for your response . It is always great to see that people do enjoy a visit to our museum and that some of the items on display take them back in time. We are always striving to make a visit to the museum...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

It was lovely and very interesting. We were very happy to hear that the Power Van is working again!!

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Kobus600, Manager at Outeniqua Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Dear Sir/ Madam Thank you for your time in posting a positive response, much appreciated. Kind regards Kobus Volschenk

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