Experience the golden era of rail travel with a 45-minute steam train ride as part of your weekend visit to the NSW Rail Museum.
With Australia's largest collection of heritage rolling stock, state-of-the-art facilities, interactive exhibits for children and so much more, you don't want to miss Steam Train Weekends at the NSW Rail Museum.
The NSW Rail Museum is open from 9.00am to 5.00pm most Saturday and Sunday with steam trains departing Thirlmere Station for Buxton and return at:
9.45am, 11.00am, 12.30pm and 2.00pm
Total trip duration: 45-minutes.
Steam Train Weekends operate every Saturday and Sunday until the end of November 2020, however will be affected by other museum events and/or replaced as follows:
17 & 18 April - Railmotor replacing steam
16 & 17 May - Day Out With Thomas event
6 & 7 June - Railmotor replacing steam
Food and drink options
The NSW Rail Museum Cafe will be open throughout the weekend. Self-serve BBQ facilities are also available on a first come, first served basis.
You’re also welcome to pack a picnic – don’t forget a rug!
Buy online and save $5 per ticket!
Tickets are available for purchase from the NSW Rail Museum reception, or book online and save $5 per ticket!
Child (aged 2-17)
Infant (under 2)
Terms and conditions
All 'Museum + Train Ride' tickets include entry to the NSW Rail Museum between 9.00am and 5.00pm and a steam train ride at the selected departure time when booking.
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.
Operates most Saturday and Sundays from 29 February to 29 November 2020, unless specified above.
You must be a current 2019-20 Member and have your valid 2019-20 THNSW Membership Card to purchase tickets at member rates, plus carry and be able to present your valid 2019-20 Membership Card with you during travel.