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. For National Railway Museum Port Adelaide and beyond, use our Port Adelaide itinerary maker to get the most from your Port Adelaide vacation.
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  • July 23, 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 g...  more »
  • July 22, 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 grand...  more »
  • July 19, 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.  more »
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  • July 27, 2017
    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.
  • September 16, 2017
    Very comprehensive train museum with a wide range of trains. Can go on and look inside some. Kept me, a non-train-enthisiast interested.
  • August 22, 2017
    Great place to take my son to. Full of history and the train ride was a treat. Great day out.
  • July 4, 2017
    Great railway museum. The different trains really show how the rail industry has evolved over the years. Probably great for kids too.
  • August 30, 2017
    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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