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