National Railway Museum Port Adelaide, Port Adelaide

As the country's largest railway museum, National Railway Museum Port Adelaide contains over 100 exhibits from both public and private railway operators in Australia. Tour historic buildings such as the Goods Shed, which stands as a fine example of 19th-century timber-beamed buildings that the South Australian Railway used, and the signal cabin that the Woodville station onces used. Walk through displays detailing the history of women in Australian railways and iconic rail journeys in Australia and relax in a 1947 cafeteria car meant to resemble a carriage from an Agatha Christie novel. If you visit on a Sunday or public holiday from October to April, take a ride on the Semaphore to Fort Glanville Tourist Railway. Plan your visit to National Railway Museum Port Adelaide and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Port Adelaide holiday builder app .
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  • We heard about this place a couple of years ago when touring the Peterborough railway museum. Displays are spread over two large sheds and comprise South Australian and Commonwealth railways engines a...  more »
  • Most of the exhilbits require a bit of reading and younger children may not find this too entertaining. There is a train that goes around and the rides are free. It was fascinating understanding the i...  more »
  • 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 plac...  more »
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  • Loved it,my 5yr old son loved it. So many different trains to go on and food is of reasonable price. Volunteer staff was extremely friendly and helpful. So much to do here. Would definitely go again.
  • Very comprehensive train museum with a wide range of trains. Can go on and look inside some. Kept me, a non-train-enthisiast interested.
  • Great place to take my son to. Full of history and the train ride was a treat. Great day out.
  • Great railway museum. The different trains really show how the rail industry has evolved over the years. Probably great for kids too.
  • Great collection just a pity they dont listen to peoples suggestions or imput more otherwise they'd get more volunteers like myself.

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