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WELCOME BACK

Now open every Saturday and Sunday for pre-booked visits.
To keep you safe, tickets for your visit to the NSW Rail Museum must be pre-booked as we strictly limit the number of people in the Museum at any one time. Tickets are NOT available for purchase at the Museum.
What you can see and do

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. 

Read more about our exhibits >

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Take a steam train ride

Bring your museum experience to life with a 45-minute steam train ride from historic Thirlmere Station to Buxton and return. The train will be powered by 118-year-old steam locomotive 3265, from the collection of the Powerhouse Museum.

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Keeping you safe

We're committed to keeping you safe. This includes limiting visitor numbers at any one time, regular cleaning of onsite amenities, hand sanitiser stations throughout the museum and the temporary closure of our kiosk and some exhibits.

Read more about how we're keeping you safe >

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.

Picnic areas 

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!

 
Tickets

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.

 

TICKET TYPE

Adult

Concession

Child (aged 2-17)

Infant (under 2)

Member / Annual Pass holder

MUSEUM ONLY

$15

$10

$5

FREE

FREE

MUSEUM + TRAIN RIDE

$35

$25

$15

FREE

FREE

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CONTACT NUMBER

1300 11 55 99​

 

 

ADDRESS

10 Barbour Road

Thirlmere NSW 2572

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