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Outeniqua Transport Museum

2 Mission Road, George 6530, South Africa
+27 44 801 8289
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Show and learn - from a 83 year old

Took my grandfather to visit the museum as he was a steam train driver. Got the history of each... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Armand V
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Trip down memory lane

Well worth the visit! When visiting the Garden Route why not make some time and pay the Transport... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The Transnet Transport Museum has a unique display featuring the history of Transnet. Enter the world of South African Railway history and admire some of the Iron Ladies that once ruled the railway lines of South Africa. From the small prestigious Emil Kessler(National Monument) to some of the more modern bigger veterans that concurred the scenic Outeniqua railway pass. An excellent selection of privately owned vintage cars are on display and other exhibitions of interst are silverware, cutlery and crockery from various periods of the transport industry, locomotives number plates, makers plates, fire engines, road transport vehicles, furniture and many other rail related items. Open weekdays from 08:00 AM to 4;30 PM . Saturdays and Public Holidays from 08:00 to 14:00. Closed on Sundays and 25 December. ENJOY A TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
2 Mission Road, George 6530, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my grandfather to visit the museum as he was a steam train driver. Got the history of each train and he identified a few that he actually operated. Definitely a place to visit if you are a train enthusiast. The model train display is...More

Thank Armand V
Kobus600, Manager at Outeniqua Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sir Thank you for your comment and posting it on Trip Advisor. It is very important for us to get feedback from our clients. Trust that this was a memorable Trip down Memory lane for your grandfather. Regards Kobus

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the visit! When visiting the Garden Route why not make some time and pay the Transport Museum in George a visit. A huge indoor display of trains and vintage cars makes for memorable experience, and even if you do not like old cars...More

Thank hannes179
Kobus600, Manager at Outeniqua Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sir/Madam Thank you for your comments and rating of the Museum. This is much appreciated to keep us informed of how people experience the museum. Enjoy the rest of your stay in the Garden Route. Regards Kobus

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In addition to the extensive and thoroughly interesting Transport Museum we also went for a trip on the power Van. The Administration of the trip leaves much to be desired - no one was around to pay when we arrived at the appointed time, we...More

1  Thank halcyonbp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A well-thought-out transport museum, with plenty of interesting exhibits. To be fair, it is now rather shabby and clearly without funds to improve itself, but nicely relaxed and casual. A good way to spend a wet afternoon?

1  Thank joeheath1948
Reviewed November 7, 2017

I spent an enjoyable two hours looking around this museum in George with its range of exhibits including trains, cars and planes.

Thank V7593GYneilg
Reviewed November 7, 2017

I visited the transport museum to attend the Dino expo. I must say the Dino expo was not that wow and I was actually dissapointed. The train museum made up. The beautiful restored trains, the scale models and old cars. I really wished our railway...More

Thank Eben v
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

Went here on a cold and rainy day and it is a good activity for a day when it’s too cold to go to the sea. The museum itself is very large, and there any many exhibits of trains and motor vehicles representing the history...More

Thank S_KWoking_SURREY_UK
Reviewed November 4, 2017

Went today, they had a nice collection, low entrance price, well maintained, worth the effort to go and see!

Thank 695jvo
Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

The Outeniqua Train Museum is a must see with its old trains and vintage cars. The Power Van was lovely, going through the tunnels and showing off the beautiful views of the area. The talk was very interesting but I have one criticism - a...More

Thank Bronwyn H
Reviewed October 24, 2017

This is a huge collection of locomotives, train memorabilia and cars. The collection spans the history of soutth african trains and there is a vast private collection of cars on display. I spent a good few hours wondering around and for any train or car...More

Thank Lorna S
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