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Canberra Railway Museum

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Address: Geijera Place, Canberra 2004, Australia
Phone Number: 61 (0)2 6239 6707

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I did a steam train journey which included lunch. The lunch was a little light on (for $25) though riding in deluxe car gave more space to view the scenery. Majority of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 21, 2014
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Kurri Kurri, Australia
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Kurri Kurri, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I did a steam train journey which included lunch. The lunch was a little light on (for $25) though riding in deluxe car gave more space to view the scenery. Majority of the volunteers were in great spirit though one member did not appear happy to be on the train.

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Canberra, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The best overall rail collection that I have seen in Australia. Good variety of locomotives and rollingstock of various eras, including the first steam engine to work into Canberra.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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152 reviews 152 reviews
101 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Out by the Canberra Railway station and a very large and historic collection some of which still needs restoring. What has been restored and working is the first locomotive into Canberra which is the oldest working loco in Austalia, the largest steam loco in Australia and a selection of working diesels from the earliest to the present. There are railcar... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

odd location and sad looking place but my 3 yo loved it - could do with some TLC.

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Canberra, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
30 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

This is a pretty well hidden gem that is very interesting if you like railway history. No moving parts but a good place.

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