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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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Been here numerous times with son number 1, now that son number 2 is getting into the 'train... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
thanestark
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Henley Beach, Australia
Interesting for all ages

Well presented, informative & enjoyable for all ages. My partner is a train buff (I'm not!) so was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
pennyjholmes
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Stornoway, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“railway museum” (27 reviews)
“rolling stock” (15 reviews)
“all ages” (21 reviews)
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Lipson St, Port Adelaide, South Australia 5015, Australia
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+61 8 8341 1690
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here numerous times with son number 1, now that son number 2 is getting into the 'train', especially Thomas age bracket I forsee many more visits, also to the Aviation Museum next door. This place has many trains and is very clean and tidy....More

Thank thanestark
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well presented, informative & enjoyable for all ages. My partner is a train buff (I'm not!) so was in his element, but I found the exhibits equally interesting, perhaps in a different way. I particularly liked the short film about the Tea & Sugar Train...More

Thank pennyjholmes
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to visit. I recommend it as a tourist destination and an excellent family outing. There are also some fantastic events happening here.

Thank Casselia P
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This was a first time visit to this site - previously been to Mile End. Good fun for big and little railfans. Saw and learnt lots.

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 23 July 2017

If you are interested in trains, then you really must see this. It is very large, with lots of different rolling stock. There is also a cute little train that goes around the whole exhibit, which is great for the kids.

Thank K5802EYjohnk
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We hadn't been here but took our two grandchildren. The museum had a 2 day event for the holidays which included organ grinder face painting and also a fabulous Punch Na Judy show which our 5 yo grandson loved. He was very interactive and it...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Ideal for all the family and even the souvenir shop has items relevant to the muesum. Parking is a little awkward but the surrounding area makes it worth seeing. Very interesting and fun.

Thank Bronwyn L
Reviewed 19 July 2017

A wide range of railway exhibits and plenty of interative things for the children, including a miniature train and a model railway. Very well presented.

Thank Hansie13
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Fantastic place , well maintained, courteous staff.Train ride was awesome. Great way to spend a Weekend!

Thank superbtraveller
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

I was a bit dissapointed that there were very few exhibits that you could actually get onto or into. Perhaps this is the insurance company/lawyer's fault but just simply walking past really interesting locomotives and carriages and just being able to read their story off...More

1  Thank SydneyConcordian
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Paco_Suarez187529
26 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
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