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Mount Morgan Railway Museum

1 Railway Pde, Mount Morgan, Queensland 4714, Australia
+61 7 4938 2312
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a must visit

really interesting lovely old railway station you can also book you trip to the mine from there... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2018
jmsc22066
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No visit to Mount Morgan is complete without visiting the Mount Morgan Railway Museum. The museum... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Glenn H
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Mount Morgan Station was built in 1898 to serve the then booming gold mining township of Mount Morgan. Today it is a tourist information centre and museum displaying items of memorabilia, railway equipment, rolling stock and an exciting 3D audio visual presentation on the 'rack' rail system. Trolley ride days operate on Tuesdays and special occasions. A 'Silver Bullet' railmotor is also housed at the museum. Open 7 days, 9am to 4pm (closed public holidays). Mount Morgan Railway Museum is owned by Rockhampton Regional Council and operated by Mount Morgan Promotion and Development Inc. Rockhampton Region - gateway to Central Queensland. Eftpos not available.
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1 Railway Pde, Mount Morgan, Queensland 4714, Australia
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

really interesting lovely old railway station you can also book you trip to the mine from there.. seats outside the front where you can have a light refreshment in the shade worth a visit

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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

No visit to Mount Morgan is complete without visiting the Mount Morgan Railway Museum. The museum gives you a great insight to the golden years of this town.

Thank Glenn H
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mmpad, Manager at Mount Morgan Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

We're glad that you enjoyed your visit with us.

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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit, staff very friendly and most helpful. So much to see very interesting. You get a free cupa and biscuits with your entry fee.

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

This is a really interesting railway museum, with a wide collection of memorabilia. Could have looked at it all day! Well set out in the historic station building, with a fascinating selection of objects. Very good film on the days of the rack railway, and...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2017

Easy to find well signed - Well this is a surprise what a great little railway museum housed in the old railway station lots of information about rail in the area from the mine to Rocky & in between - From days gone by -...More

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mmpad, Manager at Mount Morgan Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you for the kind review. Safe travels.

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Reviewed 27 March 2017

While we didn't actually go in to the museum (this was a quick stop off at the information centre for a souvenir, a cold drink and a toilet break), the lobby area is pretty interesting with old photos, ore specimens and a couple of cool...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2017

It is interesting and a credit to Mount Morgan that they have wanted to preserve the town and create a tourist attraction for everyone to enjoy.Interesting & Very nice place to visit to experience the history of a by gone era. Worth even a visit...More

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mmpad, Manager at Mount Morgan Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Thank you for those kind words and we're glad you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 2 March 2017

The Museum documents the vital role played by the railways in the gold mining heritage of this area. The volunteers work hard to preserve the memory of those pioneering days. There are exhibits of artefacts inside the main reception building and some restored vehicles on...More

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mmpad, Manager at Mount Morgan Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Glad you enjoyed your visit. Thanks for your review.

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Reviewed 5 January 2017

The Museum is a platform long, with one room of items and a short 3D movie. The children liked seeing the old train carriage, as they could climb on board and look around inside and the short 3D movie about how the train would travel...More

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Reviewed 25 December 2016

Both an information centre for the area and highlights of a bygone year. Getting trains up Razor Back to the gold mine was a massive engineering feat. In fact cars of that day had to drive up the very steep incline (beside the rail line)...More

Thank Ray K
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