Canberra Railway Museum
All aboard for a step back in time at Canberra Railway Museum!
Located in the historic suburb of Kingston, take a guided tour with the friendly and knowledgeable volunteers and be whisked away to the golden age of rail travel.
The collection includes locomotives, carriages, and artefacts, from across more than 100 years! Ride in style aboard a luxury Pullman carriage, make yourself comfy in a Southern Aurora sleeping car, or man the controls of a vintage railmotor!
The museum is home to historic locomotive 1210, one of the oldest surviving steam engines in Australia, and the very first train to arrive in Canberra all the way back in 1914.
TripAdvisor Traveller RatingBased on 41 reviews
“Informative and Interactive”
Carriages to walk through. Knowledgeable and friendly staff. Adults and children (9-12 age group) thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Although not as sizeable as Thirlmere, the open carriages and...Read the full review on TripAdvisor
“Congratulations to the Volunteers who operate this Museum”
Whilst this Museum is small by comparison to Thirlmere and the Ipswich Railway Workshops, I was greatly impressed by the enthusiasm, knowledge and passion displayed by the volunteers operating the...Read the full review on TripAdvisor
“A gem of a museum”
Great museum. Very informative guides who love their work. Comprehensive information boards. A good range of carriages and engines which give a thorough history. The displays in the office area were...Read the full review on TripAdvisor
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