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Junee Roundhouse Museum

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Address: Harold Street, Junee, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: +61269242909

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Interactive and brilliant

This place is well worth a visit. You can get in, walk around, touch and feel train carriages and locos from throughout the last century. There were 1st class and sleeper... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This place is well worth a visit. You can get in, walk around, touch and feel train carriages and locos from throughout the last century. There were 1st class and sleeper carriages and a TPO carriage - so interesting even if you're not into trains like me.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Volunteers on.hand to provide extra information. Fantastic display of train carriages and all accessible, sit in all of them, even a model railway to watch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Dropped in for a look at the museum and roundhouse. The museum displays are great, and the staff are very helpful and knowledgeable. We spent a while looking through the carriages and engines in the roundhouse - fascinating. We were very lucky to see a steam locomotive on the turntable layer in the evening.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Great to have a working roundhouse as part of a musem - very unique! The local enthusiasts have stewardship over half the roundhouse which is on the NSW Heritage list. Half of the bays service locos for the goods rail network and half has historical locos and carraiges...a local treasure and a "must-see" for any train enthusiasts!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Going inside the old trains was awesome. I really gained an understanding of how our trains have changed and developed over time. A very interactive museum in this way, kids would enjoy it! We saw how the train roundabout works as well. Definitely worth a visit.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Great roundhouse with lots of different rolling stock and locomotives. You are able to walk inside most of them too! Be warned its very dusty. Take eye refresh drops and a puffer if needed.

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Melbourne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

For years, as I travelled on Melbourne-Sydney trains, I saw the Junee Roundhouse as we passed by. It didn’t take long on the Internet to find out that it was still an operating roundhouse, and that it had a museum attached. Railway buff that I am, I instantly put it on my bucket list. It’s taken me years to get... More 

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Maroochydore, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

the guys loved visiting the museum and were fascinated with the operation of it all. Good for young and old, and a unique attraction not only for Junee, but for Australia. It needs to be promoted as historical evidence of our country's past.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I was pleasantly surprised with this museum. The museum member on duty on Sunday was highly knowledgeable about the roundhouse's history and all the museum exhibits. We were able to climb and enter all of the engines and carriages on show as well as looking at the large amount of railway memorabilia. This is definitely as must for families, with... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

So many positives: Being in a smaller country city (Junee) you will not have to deal with crowds. Very well priced. Authentic roundhouse, under cover. You can climb on to every engine and carriage. A small, working model railway. Lots of memorabilia and some of it not too far in the past. A little tricky to find so make sure... More 

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Address: Harold Street, Junee, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: +61269242909
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Junee

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