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Fell Locomotive Museum

Corner State Hwy 2 & Lyon Sts, Featherston, New Zealand
+64 6-308 9379
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Great piece of Wairarapa history.

Well worth a visit. Kiddies will love it. Great that they have preserved one of the infamous Fell... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Lynneonekidney
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Featherston, New Zealand
Fascinating early film of this railway operating

Very friendly and informational staff. Caught up with the last Fell Engine and learned a lot about... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
KiwiskanFly
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Whanganui, New Zealand
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Corner State Hwy 2 & Lyon Sts, Featherston, New Zealand
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+64 6-308 9379
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Well worth a visit. Kiddies will love it. Great that they have preserved one of the infamous Fell Locomotives.

Thank Lynneonekidney
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Very friendly and informational staff. Caught up with the last Fell Engine and learned a lot about life for the drivers and firemen. Enjoyed our visit

Thank KiwiskanFly
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Take time to view the film which explains how the system works. Essential for all train enthusiasts.

Thank BluePoppyNZ
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Took my 5 year old grandchild to this attraction on Saturday. Was so much better than I ever imagined and really interesting And Campbell was welcomed given individual attention by the lady who was on duty allowed to ring the bell Was able to see...More

Thank 737glenys
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The guides make a visit to this museum worth a couple of hours of time - they are knowledgeable and proud of the history of this particular part of NZ rail history. They can tell stories about each piece of equipment and make it come...More

Thank BelC0001
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

A big surprise this museum was really interesting. Very well set out and we'll presented. An accompanying short video presentation makes it very real.

Thank Clara N
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Visited this gem of a museum with my wife during a visit to the Waiarapa region. It is certainly a wonderful collection of rich railway history, the centrepiece being Locomotive H 199, the sole remaining steam powered Fell Locomotive in the world. It has been...More

Thank Marque01
Reviewed 17 May 2016

My husband was fortunate to talk to one of the volunteer guides and was fascinated by the information he received. They also have an ongoing movie that was very interested. Truly worth a stop for those interested in Locomotives.

Thank shaley104
Reviewed 21 April 2016

A group of 10 of us booked morning tea and entry to the Fell Locomotive Museum in Featherston. We were not disappointed. The country town ladies served us a generous morning tea of home baking. A hark back to old time generosity and hospitality! The...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Visited the Fell locomotive museum in Featherstone on our way to Napier. This is a gem of a museum. Only small but packed with interesting facts about the famous Rimutaka Incline, New Zealand's steepest railway line from 1878 to 1955. Star of the show is...More

Thank chrisatholly55
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