Explore Australia's largest collection of heritage rolling stock
Whether it's the stunning Governor General's Carriage or the Rail Pay Bus – used for transporting employees’ wages all over the state's rail system, we have something interesting to see at every corner.
Enjoy a heritage train ride
Bring your museum experience to life with a heritage train ride.
Steam train rides every weekend
Enjoy a 40-minute ride behind a historic steam locomotive to Buxton and return.
Departs Thirlmere Station several times every Saturday & Sunday.
Railmotor rides every weekday
(6 to 16 April only)
These school holidays, enjoy a 30-minute ride aboard our historic railmotor to Picton Landmark and return.
Departs Thirlmere Station several times every weekday from 6—16 April only.
See departure times when booking, please ensure you arrive at least 15 minutes prior to departure.
Food and drink options
Only a limited range of snacks and cold drinks are available at the NSW Rail Museum.
Support our local cafes, pubs and restaurants
We encourage visitors to stop by one of the many local cafes, pubs or restaurants — either before or after your visit to the NSW Rail Museum. For more information on local eateries visit the Visit Wollondilly website.
With over 10,000 square metres of lawns and sheltered picnic tables, the grounds are the perfect place to have a picnic – don’t forget a rug!
Due to the current COVID-19 safety restrictions, all visitors are required to pre-purchase tickets online. Tickets are NOT available for purchase at the Museum.
Child (aged 2-17)
Infant (under 2)
Member / Annual Pass holder
MUSEUM + TRAIN RIDE