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Pleasant Point Museum and Railway

Pleasant Point Road, Pleasant Point, New Zealand
+64 3-614 8323
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Magnificent job from Train Enthusiast club

Beautiful old restored and maintained steam engine D16 with old carriages in pristine running... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
santo t
,
Auckland, New Zealand
worth a visit any time

WE have passed this spot many times but this time we had time to stop, what a shock to find this... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
DAVID D
,
Poole, United Kingdom
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  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
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“steam engine” (2 reviews)
“railcar” (2 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Pleasant Point Road, Pleasant Point, New Zealand
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+64 3-614 8323
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Beautiful old restored and maintained steam engine D16 with old carriages in pristine running condition, what a lovely job. Moreover the mascot Rail Motor (RM) 4. All volunteer hard jobs are really worth and deserved two thumbs up. The train runs between two stations, Pleasant...More

Thank santo t
Reviewed 1 April 2017

WE have passed this spot many times but this time we had time to stop, what a shock to find this little gem . The time that has been given to by the keen train buffs to restore and maintain this attraction .The train was...More

Thank DAVID D
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We enjoyed a ride on the train a beautifully maintained,1925 model T Ford trolley car.Driver Lloyd gave us a fascinating insight into the railway history of New Zealand.Run totally by volunteers-excellent value

Thank Hancomajor
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Steaming day or a day with the Model T Railcar operating wouldn't matter, this is well worth a detour and an hour of your time. We had turned up for a scheduled railcar departure only to have the railcar to ourselves and a personal tour...More

Thank davidmalorey
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Probably wouldn't have come here normally as I'm not a big train buff but was very glad I came with Goldwing club. It was very interesting and the enthusiasm of the volunteers was infectious. The station museum had some wonderful collections, some things we even...More

Thank Karin C
Reviewed 5 June 2016

A steam train ride but $10 per adult for 10 min ride each way not worth it as no scenery on at. Museum visit part of this.

Thank Marie-Louise N
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We took our granddaughter on the small rail car for a ride up to the museum. Our driver was very informative and spoke all the way and had a great knowledge of the rail system and history. He also gave us a tour around the...More

Thank Lynne B
Reviewed 2 January 2016

The ride in the old Railcar and to be able to relive the train journeys from yesteryear in the amazingly restored carriages and see the old steam engine up close. Everything is immaculate and lovingly well presented, we were very impressed

Thank Glenda I
Reviewed 20 December 2015

This is a lovely railway museum with 2 working locos. It is open to the public selected Sundays however by appointment they will open for steam locomotive driving lessons. All 4 of us had a lesson and under supervision can say we have "driven a...More

Thank Gail P
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