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Thirlmere Flyer Steam Train

Rail Heritage Central | Main concourse, Sydney Central station, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9379 1110
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Father's day

Went with elderly father to Thirlmere to the train museum for father's day with the... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Jo H
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Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Great day out for train enthusiasts

We visited the Festival of Steam and had a great day out with the family despite the rain. Lunch at... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
novacastrian
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Sydney
via mobile
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7 Sep 2017
“Father's day”
10 Apr 2017
“Great day out for train enthusiasts ”
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Rail Heritage Central | Main concourse, Sydney Central station, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Inner West
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+61 2 9379 1110

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Went with elderly father to Thirlmere to the train museum for father's day with the family....absolutely wonderful day with the steam train ride, a great lunch at pub across the road then a wonder through the museum looking at all the cool old trains &...More

Thank Jo H
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We visited the Festival of Steam and had a great day out with the family despite the rain. Lunch at the local pub - friendly service, large servings and reasonably priced Local show with carnival rides, shops and fun snack options. Street parade - cool...More

Thank novacastrian
Reviewed 19 February 2017

anual event (1st weekend in march) drawing locals and tourists, aside from trains there are also stalls run by locals selling fruits, honey and preserves, silver jewellery, clothes and leather work. you may also see an occasional person in period dress, including a man with...More

Thank Catherine F
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Expensive day out and broke down on way back - waited ages for our snack pack paid for and included in our ticket price - hot - train museum very 'touristy' - had to get off at station half hour out of Central and wait...More

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Great day out, especially for steam train aficionados. We started out from Sydney Central by rail through Picton to Thirlmere. Very well presented and wonderful display of railway rolling stock and memorabilia to be found there. My family, friends and I spent hours wandering and...More

Thank G C
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

It is Australia's newest and biggest rail experience. That said it was ok for something to do for an hour plus depending how interested in trains you are. The cafe was shut on the way out it may have been shut on the way in....More

1  Thank junction3
Reviewed 14 December 2015

My thirteen year old son and I enjoyed the Thirlmere Steam Train Museum. We spent three hours looking at old steam trains. Included were a green coach car for workers working on the tracks. There were also iron and coal cars. The old roundhouse for...More

1  Thank Douglas W
Reviewed 4 October 2015

This a world class museum in respect to transportation and railways. The museum precinct is modern, well laid out and has a large number of well preserved exhibits and is certainly worth a visit even if you only have a passing interest in trains. Certainly...More

1  Thank Robert H
Reviewed 9 July 2015

I travelled with friends on the journey to Wollongong by whale watching type catamaran ferry down the coast and steam train back to Central. We find the day most enjoyable the crew on the ferry were very pleasant and showing the pasengers all their knowledge....More

1  Thank mje0250
Reviewed 12 August 2014

Train Works in the little town of Thirlmere a couple hours drive south west of Sydney is a very impressive museum of all things railway covering the history of the rail transport system in New South Wales from the beginning. There are beautifully restored and...More

2  Thank Stuart M
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