The Fluck Pavilion holds other items of rolling stock such as steam locomotives NM34 and BHP No. 4, as well as diesel locomotive GM2

Take a journey into railway history at the National Railway Museum, Australia's largest undercover railway museum with over 100 exhibits representing State, Commonwealth and private railway operators on the three major rail gauges used in Australia. Climb into the cabs of giant steam engines, walk through elegant carriages, enjoy the fun of train rides and interactive and educational displays.

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Staff Positions

Operations Manager – Richard Crookall

Curator Collections – Gabrielle Sexton

Curator Exhibitions and Displays – Moana Colmer

Executive Officer (ex officio) – Robert Sampson



The NRM Board of Management is formed with 6 elected positions, and 2 additional positions appointed by the South Australian Government.

Chairman – David Burnett

Vice Chairman – Frank Hussey

Treasurer – (Acting)/ Rail Safety Manager – Robert Sampson

John Evans

Peter Meridew



South Australian Government Appointed Representatives

Dr John Radcliffe

David Williams


Nominations for members of the Board are now open, and will close at 8pm on the 27th July. Please download this Board Nomination Form and return by post to the address indicated on the form.

The National Railway Museum holds a number of events every year that you may be interested in!

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Keep up with the latest news from the National Railway Museum.

The Museum offers a range of activities and experiences for school groups, families and children. Explore this section for free downloadable activities and resources for children and school groups. Learn more about our workshops, loan and education packs, and school group visitation to the Museum.

Educators and students alike will find a wealth of useful and intriguing information in our educational resources.

The Museum offers many learning opportunities for schools and students, our packs and activities are all aligned with the Australian Curriculum. We welcome you to the Museum and hope you enjoy your visit.

The National Railway Museum is located within the heritage precinct of Lipson Street in Port Adelaide. The Museum features locomotives, railway carriages, a train ride, exhibits and displays housed within two large fully enclosed pavilions and around the extensive Museum grounds. Be sure to check our What's On page for information about our Events and Exhibitions.

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Visit the NRM

76 Lipson Street
Port Adelaide
South Australia  5015
Open Daily / 10am – 4:30pm





5-15 yrs & with an adult


2 adults & up to 3 children


  • Prices may vary for special events
  • Open from 12pm on ANZAC Day
  • Closed Christmas Day

The National Railway Museum acknowledges the Kaurna people as the traditional owners and custodians of the Adelaide Plains. We honour and respect their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country. We aim to respect the cultural heritage, customs and beliefs of all Indigenous people.

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