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10 Barbour Road, Thirlmere, New South Wales 2572, Australia
+61 2 4683 6800
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Awesome displays

This is the best collection of trains I have ever seen. Very impressive. Unfortunately we came... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
Fun day out

Great day out to check out amazing rail way history of Australia and local area. They also do... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2017
Harout Y
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With Australia's largest collection of rolling stock, state-of-the-art facilities, interactive activities for children, enormous outdoor play and picnic area, heritage train rides every Sunday and an on-site cafe, Trainworks truly offers something for everyone.Located just 90 km from the Sydney metro area, Trainworks at Thirlmere is the perfect day trip for visitors from Sydney, Wollongong, Campbelltown, the Southern Highlands and Canberra.
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10 Barbour Road, Thirlmere, New South Wales 2572, Australia
+61 2 4683 6800
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best collection of trains I have ever seen. Very impressive. Unfortunately we came during the summer, so the steam trains weren't running, (too much of a fire risk) but if we're ever back this way around March or April, we will be...More

Thank sharynb03
Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

Great day out to check out amazing rail way history of Australia and local area. They also do Thomas the tank engine rides on certain times during the year . Great place for family with kids and people who love steam trains .

Thank Harout Y
Reviewed November 11, 2017

Great day out from Sydney. Hop on the steam train for a relaxing trip reminiscent of your childhood (if you are as old as I am). or revel in the joy as a child living the real Thomas the Tank Engine. Museum very interesting too.

Thank catsmother2016
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

Day out with Thomas the tank engine was fantastic fun despite the poor weather. The whole day was so child friendly with the volunteers doing everything they could to make the day enjoyable for everyone. Great value and merchandise for the kids was educational and...More

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed November 4, 2017

Great place to take your kids too. A lot of old trains, kids attractions - just what you need to have fun. They even have a special train service that departs a few times a day where an old train takes you to the next...More

Thank DominikJ78
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

This was awesome! You walk into a hall with information on the history of the railways in Australia & some trains you can look into & some you can walk into. The best part of all though is the great hall that houses many old...More

1  Thank Rachel M H
Reviewed October 11, 2017

The grandchildren have wanted to go and see the trains for sometime and the holidays were excellent time to arrange the trip.The is plenty of parking adjacent to the recently renamed NSW Rail Museum and the staff are welcoming the family rate is ideal for...More

1  Thank Gary F
Reviewed August 12, 2017

Took our little fella there to explore and he had a great time. Not overly into trains myself but the whole site is exceptionally well presented and thought out with a playground for the kids and BBQ areas which we were impressed with. The cafe...More

1  Thank Trips_with_the_Fam
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

So much to see at this museum and the train ride capped it off beautifully. It's not too busy and you have no problems exploring. The volunteers were so very helpful. We spent a good 4 hours there and our 2 munchkins (2 and 6)...More

Thank belpel73
Reviewed May 23, 2017

very interesting trains from the one the queen road in and how things have changed, a prison carage it was a very dark place, to the country trains, steam diesel, and so much more, they have people come to work on the old, to revive...More

Thank Lesley S
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May 15, 2016|
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Response from Chris_Mundy | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Just saw your question, Parking is free, we were there on a weekday so there wasn't any parking issues. :-)