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Tenterfield Railway Museum

Railway Avenue, Tenterfield, New South Wales 2372, Australia
+61 2 6736 2223
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I've visited many train museums around Australia, but I was greatly impressed by the volume of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Roy B
Redcliffe, Australia
Tenterfield as a tourist...

Fascinating array of rail equipment, stock and displays. Wonderful piece of history kept alive... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Railway Avenue, Tenterfield, New South Wales 2372, Australia
+61 2 6736 2223
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I've visited many train museums around Australia, but I was greatly impressed by the volume of exhibits at the Tenterfield Railway Museum. The railway station opened in 1886 by Lord Carrington, Governor of NSW and is described as one of the most extensive and handsome...More

Thank Roy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fascinating array of rail equipment, stock and displays. Wonderful piece of history kept alive by passionate, dedicated and friendly volunteers. Beautiful garden surrounds and as is standard for Tenterfield , fine architecture. Well worth a visit. Suitable for wide age ranges and varied interests. Allow...More

Thank Tiacowgirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our kids loved visiting the Railway Museum. So much on display and they loved that they could get into the trains and have a real look at everything.

Thank GRTravel01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly staff and easy access to the displays and the ability to walk to the turntable, goods sheds, barracks etc unhindered was awesome. The station is well maintained and the gatden is beautiful. Pleasant way to spend a few hours

Thank lindamary2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic place to visit where you can let your mind wander back to the years of our past.Here you can see how the trains turned in an area no bigger than your back yard.

Thank steve w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is nice but is actually very small. It could be a nice idea to stop and visit for stretching legs while traveling and for the kids to have something to see and don't get bored, but not much more than that.

Thank Ardlfo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely example of a country museum affordable entry fee. Took me back and allowed us to show the children the good old days when rail kept the country alive. A great job...

Thank HobartXmas
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A very well presented museum of train and railway history. All exhibits are of a high standard and beautifully restored. Well worth the visit.

Thank Katheeee2
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The museum was excellent. Not only did I enjoy a history lesson it brought back memories of rail travel as a child. Very fond memories of the travelling on the night Mail Train and Northern Tablelands Express Its obvious the volunteers that maintain this museum...More

Thank andtic
Reviewed 23 March 2017

What a gem of a museum! My husband has a railway past which brought back many memories but even for non railway buff like me it was interesting to see how people travelled in the past. You can climb in and out of most of...More

Thank Jacomina P
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