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National Railway Museum Port Adelaide

Lipson St, Port Adelaide, South Australia 5015, Australia
+61 8 8341 1690
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For young and old

This is a wonderful place to visit. I recommend it as a tourist destination and an excellent family... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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Enjoyment +++

This was a first time visit to this site - previously been to Mile End. Good fun for big and little... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Margaret C
Ipswich, Australia
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Explore the history of Australian railways in this engaging museum. You will encounter numerous displays of various railway artifacts and see steam and diesel trains at work.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rolling stock” (15 reviews)
“all ages” (20 reviews)
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Lipson St, Port Adelaide, South Australia 5015, Australia
+61 8 8341 1690
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a wonderful place to visit. I recommend it as a tourist destination and an excellent family outing. There are also some fantastic events happening here.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a first time visit to this site - previously been to Mile End. Good fun for big and little railfans. Saw and learnt lots.

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 23 July 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 great for the kids.

Thank K5802EYjohnk
Reviewed 22 July 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 grandson loved. He was very interactive and it...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 19 July 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.

Thank Bronwyn L
Reviewed 18 July 2017

A wide range of railway exhibits and plenty of interative things for the children, including a miniature train and a model railway. Very well presented.

Thank Hansie13
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Fantastic place , well maintained, courteous staff.Train ride was awesome. Great way to spend a Weekend!

Thank superbtraveller
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I was a bit dissapointed that there were very few exhibits that you could actually get onto or into. Perhaps this is the insurance company/lawyer's fault but just simply walking past really interesting locomotives and carriages and just being able to read their story off...More

Thank SydneyConcordian
Reviewed 10 July 2017

lots of trains, very interesting, highly recommended, there is a small diesel train that you can take the kids on for a ride, lots of diesel and steam loco's

Thank 1967Nick
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Lovely walk back in time and sharing significant times in our rich history with our children. Kids loved exploring the old trains and got to finish the day with a ride on the little steam train.

Thank misterseekamp
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26 December 2014|
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Response from UmaGan | Reviewed this property |
When you visit one of them, they give you the voucher for the other museums. I am not sure if you can get it anywhere else