Archer Park Rail Museum, Rockhampton

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Archer Park Rail Museum is the home of the Purrey Steam Tram - considered to be the only operational Purrey Steam Tram in the world. The Museum has a large amount of interesting rail exhibits including a C17 Steam Engine, Diesel Engine 1614, heritage rail carriages from 1903 and 1921 and an amazing soundscape that brings the period of the 1930's railways to life.
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  • We walked around & chatting to some very nice volunteers who knew a lot about the Railway & Station. There are wonderfully made models & a great story played through the sound system.  more »
  • We all thoroughly enjoyed the railway museum and the tram ride. All the staff or volunteers are extremely knowledgeable and lovely to talk to. The audio guides in the trains are wonderful and have gre...  more »
  • The history of Rockhampton and how the steam tram helped.. The people who are showing this old tram are very passionate as to it history and relevance.. Sad to see progress.  more »
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