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National Railway Museum Port Adelaide

Lipson St, Port Adelaide, South Australia 5015, Australia
+61 8 8341 1690
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Great Museum run by Volunteers. Affordable admission prices. Big collection of Locomotives... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Anthony S
Guyra, Australia
I am a train nut so I'm probably biased

The Trains and carriages are well worth the visit and the organisers have done a really good job of... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
Sydney, 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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  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Lipson St, Port Adelaide, South Australia 5015, Australia
+61 8 8341 1690
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Museum run by Volunteers. Affordable admission prices. Big collection of Locomotives, carriages and other memorabilia inside and outside. Some of the Loco's and Carriages you are able to go into. A very good atmosphere and the smell of the old trains was great. There...More

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The Trains and carriages are well worth the visit and the organisers have done a really good job of laying out each of them. The Platform ramps that make the coaches so easy to view are great and the extra details provided were really great....More

Thank New_South_Woodies
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I had a fantastic time and this has been the best museum I have visited in years. Highlights include: -I went on two train rides -enjoyed the model train -awesome renovated trains and wagons -full of history, both industrail, national and regional. -friendly stay -Many...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

If railways are your interest the National Railway Museum in Port Adelaide is certainly worth the visit. I took my parents there while over for a visit from NZ my Dad spent 28 years with the NZ railway so he really enjoyed this museum ....More

Thank Waynedvh
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We both had good fun going around the museum. You can climb inside a lot of the carriages and a few locomotives, and there's plenty of information boards. There's also a good sized model railway and a whole section on women travellers which I found...More

Thank BeanieBear192
Reviewed 22 March 2017 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

Thank Sandyjo16
Reviewed 20 March 2017 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.

Thank Lezsez
Reviewed 20 March 2017

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.

Thank crushertim
Reviewed 16 March 2017

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...More

Thank irg141
Reviewed 26 February 2017

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...More

Thank madepercy
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"You can get combined discounted tickets for access also to the Aviation & Maritime museums." Where can one get those combination tickets from? Thaks, Paco
27 December 2014|
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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