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Enjoyed the steam trains great history of all type of trains from around Australia. There is a cafe on site and BBQ area for families to enjoy the whole day and learn a lot as well. Fun part going on a steam train.
Went with elderly father to Thirlmere to the train museum for father's day with the family....absolutely wonderful day with the steam train ride, a great lunch at pub across the road then a wonder through the museum looking at all the cool old trains &...More
We visited the Festival of Steam and had a great day out with the family despite the rain.
Lunch at the local pub - friendly service, large servings and reasonably priced
Local show with carnival rides, shops and fun snack options.
Street parade - cool...More
anual event (1st weekend in march) drawing locals and tourists, aside from trains there are also stalls run by locals selling fruits, honey and preserves, silver jewellery, clothes and leather work. you may also see an occasional person in period dress, including a man with...More
Expensive day out and broke down on way back - waited ages for our snack pack paid for and included in our ticket price - hot - train museum very 'touristy' - had to get off at station half hour out of Central and wait...More
Great day out, especially for steam train aficionados. We started out from Sydney Central by rail through Picton to Thirlmere. Very well presented and wonderful display of railway rolling stock and memorabilia to be found there. My family, friends and I spent hours wandering and...More
It is Australia's newest and biggest rail experience. That said it was ok for something to do for an hour plus depending how interested in trains you are. The cafe was shut on the way out it may have been shut on the way in....More
My thirteen year old son and I enjoyed the Thirlmere Steam Train Museum. We spent three hours looking at old steam trains. Included were a green coach car for workers working on the tracks. There were also iron and coal cars. The old roundhouse for...More
This a world class museum in respect to transportation and railways. The museum precinct is modern, well laid out and has a large number of well preserved exhibits and is certainly worth a visit even if you only have a passing interest in trains. Certainly...More
I travelled with friends on the journey to Wollongong by whale watching type catamaran ferry down the coast and steam train back to Central.
We find the day most enjoyable the crew on the ferry were very pleasant and showing the pasengers all their knowledge....More