Fell Locomotive Museum, Featherston

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  • Our family frequently spends its summers holidaying in the Wairarapa, and, as both my boys are railway enthusiasts, it was inevitable that they would discover the Fell Locomotive Museum on our very fi...  more »
  • We came here without knowing too much about the Fell loco. Wow. How impressive is it? And the museum? Make sure to take time to watch the old movie.  more »
  • A pleasant day trip starts with a short rail trip from Wellington to Featherston through the tunnel which bypassed the steepest railway incline in the country and possibly the Southern Hemisphere. Loc...  more »
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  • The history preserved in here is fantastic and the short video well worth watching. Wonderful that someone had the vision to ensure the wheels still turn on request.
  • Very interesting. Interactive and informative. Though i am not a train enthusiast I was fascinated by it all
  • Great place for a history lesson. Would recommend a stop. It was very cool
  • Such a great expose of Wairarapa history. Get in there and check it out. Worth every cent and every minute
  • Great little museum if you are into trains.

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