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Locations & Experiences

Ready for a heritage adventure? There are plenty of museums, heritage operators and historical places to visit in NSW.

Australian Railway Historical Society (NSW)

Redfern, NSW

Place

Visit the Railway Bookshop, access historic documents and photographs, and enjoy community events for rail enthusiasts.

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Campbelltown Steam & Machinery Museum

Menangle Park, NSW

Museum

See heritage locomotives and farm machinery during special event days and 'open' weekends.
 

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Dorrigo Steam Railway & Museum

Dorrigo, NSW

Museum (Under Development)

Upon re-opening, view a range of preserved railway vehicles and memorabilia, as well as exhibits ranging from 1855 to present day.

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Finley Railway Precinct

Finley, NSW

Place

Discover unique pioneer rail structures such as a station building, platform and signal box.

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Illawarra Light Railway Museum Society

Albion Park, NSW

Museum / Heritage Operator

Ride a heritage steam or diesel locomotive, take a trip on a mini train and check out rail artifacts. 

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Ladysmith Tourist Railway

Ladysmith, NSW

Museum

Visit one of Tumbarumba railway line's last remaining stations and view a variety of artifacts. 

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Oberon Tarana Heritage Railway

Oberon, NSW

Museum

Explore a variety of locomotives, carriages, wagon and track maintenance vehicles.

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Sydney Bus Museum

Leichhardt, NSW

Museum / Heritage Operator

Marvel over an impressive heritage bus fleet and enjoy a vintage bus ride.

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Sydney Tramway Museum

Loftus, NSW

Museum / Heritage Operator

Hop on a heritage tram, admire the fleet and learn about the history of trams in Sydney and beyond.

 

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Tenterfield Railway Museum

Tenterfield, NSW

Museum

Take in the beauty of a nearly intact nineteenth century railway precinct.

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Wagga Wagga Rail Heritage Station Museum & Model Trains

Wagga Wagga, NSW

Museum 

Read historical stories, visit gang sheds and browse model trains. 

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Black Diamond Museum & Heritage Centre

Bulli, NSW

Museum

Opened in 1989, the museum on historic Bulli Station houses a collection of railway and coal mining artifacts.

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Cooma Monaro Railway

Cooma, NSW

Place

Step back in time as you tour through a heritage station precinct and interact with vintage objects.

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Goulburn Roundhouse

Goulburn, NSW

Museum

Learn about the transition from steam to diesel operation at a functioning heritage roundhouse.
 

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Lachlan Valley Railway

Cowra, NSW

Museum / Heritage Operator

Book an unforgettable trip on heritage rolling stock and visit the Cowra Railway Heritage Centre.

 

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Junee Roundhouse Museum

Junee, NSW

Museum

Visit a working roundhouse and unique operating steam-driven accident crane.

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Lake Macquarie Light Rail

Toronto, NSW

Museum / Heritage Operator

Enjoy a ride back in time aboard a variety of heritage rolling stock on a 2-foot gauge railway.

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NSW Rail Museum

Thirlmere, NSW

Museum / Heritage Operator

Enter another era when you ride a vintage train and explore the museum's captivating exhibitions.

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Sulphide Street Railway & Historical Museum

Broken Hill, NSW

Museum

The Sulphide Street Railway & Historical Museum Complex houses historic locomotives and memorabilia in the outback town of Broken Hill.

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Richmond Vale Railway Museum

Richmond Vale, NSW

Museum / Heritage Operator

Immerse yourself in a unique story of coal mining in the Hunter, brought to life by heritage trains that hauled the product.

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The Rail Journeys Museum

Werris Creek, NSW

Museum

See life through the eyes of a railway worker and visit the Australian Railway Monument.

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Yass Railway Museum

Yass, NSW

Museum

View a range of railway memorabilia housed in an original station building, as well as Australia's shortest platform.
 

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Byron Bay Train
 

Byron Bay, NSW

Heritage Operator

Jump on a 3km journey between North Beach Station and Byron Beach Station.

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Crookwell Heritage Railway

Crookwell, NSW

Museum / Heritage Operator
(Under Development)

Upon re-opening, enjoy a heritage experience along the Goulburn to Crookwell railway branch line.

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East Coast Heritage Rail

Various

Heritage Operator

Take a ride behind a heritage locomotive on The Cockatoo Run in the Southern Highlands.

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Historic Electric Traction

Sydney, NSW

Heritage Operator

Immerse yourself in Sydney's heritage electric fleet during special events.
 

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Lithgow State Mine Railway

State Mine Gully, NSW

Museum / Heritage Operator

Lithgow State Mine Railway is currently working to attain accreditation to offer heritage experiences.
 

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Rail Motor Society

Paterson, NSW

Museum / Heritage Operator

Enjoy the scenery as you travel aboard one of several operational heritage diesel railcar sets. 

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Sydney Electric Train Society

Sydney, NSW

Heritage Operator

Drink your fill of electric trains and locomotives during day tours and special events. 

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Robertson Heritage Railway Station

Robertson, NSW

Museum / Place

Browse through the museum, view the gallery or picnic in the beautifully landscaped gardens.
 

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Temora Railway Station

Temora, NSW

Museum / Place

Soak up the rich history of Temora Railway Station since the turn of the twentieth century. 

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Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum

Valley Heights, NSW

Museum 

Explore the century-old roundhouse, take a ride on a steam tram or behind a steam locomotive, and learn about local railway history. 

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Zig Zag Railway

Clarence, NSW

Heritage Operator (Re-Opens Soon)

Experience the magic of steam trains when Zig Zag Railway re-opens to the public.

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