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These July school holidays, step on board a cosy steam train ride at the NSW Rail Museum!
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Holiday games and activities

Make memories with the whole family this Winter, with games activities included with all museum only and museum + train rides tickets.

Fizzics Education
Enjoy the wonders of science with Fizzics Education!

Get hands-on with science experiments with the Curious Kids workshop, watch incredible reactions in the Chemistry Show, or explore push and pull forces in the Forces Friction and Movement Workshop.

Workshops take place on 9, 11, 16 and 18 July at the following times:

  • 11.00am curious kids 

  • 12.30pm chemistry show

  • 2.00pm forces friction and movement

Mini train rides​

Enjoy rides on our mini-train every Sunday. 

Games and activities

Every day of the holidays, explore Australia's largest collection of heritage trains, and enjoy a range of giant yard games, brio tables, colouring in, and more.

Steam train rides

From 6 to 21 July, enjoy a 40-minute ride on board our beautifully restored heritage carriages, behind 120-year old steam locomotive 3001! 

Steam train rides depart Thirlmere Station at:

10.30am, 12.00pm, 2.00pm

Total trip duration: 40 minutes.

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Child (aged 2-17)

Infant (under 2)

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Terms and conditions
  • All tickets are for entry to the NSW Rail Museum from 10.00am to 4.00pm on weekdays and 9.00am to 5.00pm on weekends.

  • 'Museum only' includes all activities, except a steam train ride.

  • Please be sure of your availability before you book as there are NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES offered.

  • Children under 2 are admitted FREE but must sit on adults lap during train ride.

  • The NSW Rail Museum reserves the right to change locomotive power without notice, however will endeavour to notify customers of this change should the need arise for operational reasons.

  • See link to full Terms & Conditions at bottom of page.

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