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Posted: Tue 27/06/2017

Family Fun Fair

Lots of children’s entertainment, music, singing and dancing, street theatre, Aussie Wildlife tent, Cool 4 Kids, Punch & Judy, Dig-A-Dino, and Carnival Barrel Organ. Badge making and face painting.

Plenty of catering - BBQ, food and drinks.

 Three separate train rides – all rides included in the admission fee.

Steam trains Peronne, and our little blue steam train Bub and also the Redhen railcars will be running all day every day - no costs for the train rides.  

Family - (2 adults and up to 3 children) $40

Adult - $15

Concession - $12

Child (5 years to 15 years) - $10


10am to 4.00pm each day.

 Admission charges (includes entertainment and all train rides) 



 » FFF_poster_580_X_890mm_.pdf  [145kb]

Posted: Wed 12/07/2017

Orient Express Reproductions

1917 - 2017 Centenary TRANSUSTRALIA Carriage


 » Shop_TAR_carriage.pdf  [399kb]

Posted: Sat 24/06/2017

SALA Steampunk Exhibition, 1 August – 3 September 2017

The National Railway Museum is hosting 13 emerging and established artists during our SALA Steampunk exhibition this year. The Steampunk inspired art exhibition includes sculpture, photography, jewellery and textiles created by established and emerging artists. The exhibition will also be running during the Museum’s Steampunk weekend event, taking place on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 August 2017.

Images: Mark Richards, Steampunk Locomotive. David Archer, Uncomfortably Numb. Shane Bevin, Tardigrades. Images copyright the artists 2017.









Posted: Fri 27/01/2017

2017 Event and Exhibition Diary





 » Program_2017_Exhibitions_update_06.2017.pdf  [160kb]
 » Program_2017_Events_update_06.2017.pdf  [163kb]

Posted: Sat 24/06/2017

Maurice’s Symphony

A short film about a deaf musician.

Set in a Steampunk world filled with

dilapidated old buildings, steam powered

machinery, odd looking characters and

Zeppelin airships in the skies.

Steampunk Festival special screening


SATURDAY 19 AUGUST 2017, 6.30 PM

Tickets $10

Tickets on sale at the Museum Shop


 » Movie_DL_Steampunk.pdf  [1.22MB]

Posted: Mon 10/07/2017

Signal Post News Letter

 » Edition_1_-_Signal_Post.pdf  [1.3MB]
 » Edition_2_-_Signal_Post.pdf  [1.11MB]
 » NRM_Signal_Post_Edition_3_-_20_February_2017.pdf  [277kb]
 » Edition_4_-_Signal_Post-1.pdf  [829kb]
 » Edition_No_5.pdf  [432kb]

Posted: Fri 10/02/2017

Party in the Cafe Car


 » Cafe_car_flyer__adult_06.2017.pdf  [368kb]
 » Cafe_car_flyer_kids_06.2017.pdf  [266kb]

Posted: Sat 8/04/2017

Release of our new Vintage Line - ceramic mugs

Engraved illustration - five engines billowing coloured smoke - red, green, yellow, aqua and purple. Wrap around design

SAR logo, design is duplicated - front and back

$9.50 Each



 » Shop_mugs_SAR_and_Engraved_loco.pdf  [628kb]

7:30PM Friday 28th July

West Adelaide Football Club
57 Milner Road Richmond

Following the business session well known museum member and rail identity, Mick Searle will present a series of super 8mm films highlighting the SAR Bluebird railcars – on regular workings and on special trips to various parts of the state.

Come along for dinner first in the Bistro - opens at 6pm. Good variety of dishes and at good prices.

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