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Junee Roundhouse Museum

Harold Street, Junee, New South Wales, Australia
+61269242909
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Ranked #2 of 7 Attractions in Junee
Type: Museums
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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97 reviews 97 reviews
65 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

Wonderful glimpse into the past of rail and excellent museum with lots to see, you can enter all the exhibits and get that feeling of long ago, if you love the age of steam it is a must visit if in Junee

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Singleton, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Everything...great history and fun. Staff were informative, hands on attraction. We spend quite a long time looking and enjoying all the attractions from the Diesel engine to old steam train. Young or old would find this lovely museum worth a visit.

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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Certainly worth visiting for a $6.00 entry fee for adults. It is run by volunteers who are trying to keep this place alive. You can actually sit in the drivers seat of the locomotives or go on the old carriages as a passenger back in time.

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Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Well worth a visit to the Junee Roundhouse, the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere when built around the 1940's, and still in operation today. We had a very knowledgeable young man show us around giving a running commentary on everything we saw.

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New South Wales, Australia
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68 attraction reviews
226 helpful votes 226 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The only fully functioning Roundhouse in Australia it's great for the kids to explore a house just like Thomas'!

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Junee, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Very informative for those who want to learn a little about the Railway Heritage of Junee, based at the Roundhouse there are many exhibits to peruse. An added bonus more than half the roundhouse is an operating facility which can be observed from the Heritage area and has the only operating turntable between Melbourne and Sydney.

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Tamworth, Australia
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52 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Well presented machinery.Volunteers pleasant. Basic museum inside but interesting. Needs some more work to bring it up to a tourist class facility,doing there best with the funding.

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Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

If you ever want to talk to the current generation about rail coaches, this is the place to go to. $6 entry per person. This is the real thing - you climb real coaches - sit in first class seats of days gone by; go up the steam train locomotive up front. Do not expect this to come with today's... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

any one who has travelled on steam trains between Melbourne and Sydney would love this snapshot of nostalgia with so much rail history on offer.Its not hard to imagine it in its heyday when Junee was a hub in the New South Wales Railway system.You can clamor aboard some engines and carraiges and enjoy the tour with knowledgeable guides who... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

We stumbled across this place whilst on a country drive, and we're so glad that we did. Whether you like trains or not, there is fun to be had at this museum. Not only did we learn a lot about Junee and it's rail history, we got to explore the inside of locomotives and carriages from decades past. The experience... More 

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