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NSW Rail Museum

10 Barbour Road, Thirlmere, New South Wales 2572, Australia
+61 1300 115 599
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Great Day Out For little Kids interested in Thomas the Tank Engine

Every month or two the museum puts on a 'Day out with Thomas' the theme is Thomas the Tank... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tony S
Very Interesting day out

This museum has a huge amount of trains and rolling stock presented in an easy to understand way It... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
johnjppower
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Tramore, Ireland
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With Australia's largest collection of rolling stock, state-of-the-art facilities, interactive activities for children, enormous outdoor play and picnic area, heritage train rides every Sunday and an on-site cafe, Trainworks truly offers something for everyone.Located just 90 km from the Sydney metro area, Trainworks at Thirlmere is the perfect day trip for visitors from Sydney, Wollongong, Campbelltown, the Southern Highlands and Canberra.
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10 Barbour Road, Thirlmere, New South Wales 2572, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Every month or two the museum puts on a 'Day out with Thomas' the theme is Thomas the Tank Engine. Some of the engines are dressed up as characters from the famous TV show - Thomas, Percy, Emily and Toby. Visitors may line up to...More

Thank Tony S
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This museum has a huge amount of trains and rolling stock presented in an easy to understand way It has trains and exhibits from all ages and a video show plus a turntable and a work shop where you can see people working on restoring...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fantastic place to visit, no matter what age you are as it caters to young and old. You can easily spend a couple of hours here wandering around viewing and admiring the rolling stock on display with an opportunity for plenty of...More

Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a happy afternoon here. The range of locomotives and rolling stock is most Impressive I needed more time than I had allowed and will have to go back again. No problem with that as I can easily spend another afternoon there. It is really...More

Thank Jim C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We held a birthday party here for 16 adults and 3 kids under the age of 3 . What a great day. We set up our own Picnic area near the bbqs . The bbqs were clean, the facilities were clean. The customer service was...More

Thank Sharon C
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

This is the best collection of trains I have ever seen. Very impressive. Unfortunately we came during the summer, so the steam trains weren't running, (too much of a fire risk) but if we're ever back this way around March or April, we will be...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Great day out to check out amazing rail way history of Australia and local area. They also do Thomas the tank engine rides on certain times during the year . Great place for family with kids and people who love steam trains .

Thank Harout Y
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Great day out from Sydney. Hop on the steam train for a relaxing trip reminiscent of your childhood (if you are as old as I am). or revel in the joy as a child living the real Thomas the Tank Engine. Museum very interesting too.

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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Day out with Thomas the tank engine was fantastic fun despite the poor weather. The whole day was so child friendly with the volunteers doing everything they could to make the day enjoyable for everyone. Great value and merchandise for the kids was educational and...More

Thank Cheryl M
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Great place to take your kids too. A lot of old trains, kids attractions - just what you need to have fun. They even have a special train service that departs a few times a day where an old train takes you to the next...More

Thank DominikJ78
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LouiseLau
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Response from Chris_Mundy | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Just saw your question, Parking is free, we were there on a weekday so there wasn't any parking issues. :-)
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