8. Trainworks – Thirlmere

Just 38 mins from Berrima Motel is the historic town of Thirlmere, and the unique Train Works Museum. Take a ride back into history aboard an historic Steam Train! A 45-minute experience from historic Thirlmere Station to Buxton Station, and return. Pair your Steam Train Ride with a ticket into Train works and enjoy a full day of rail heritage, interactive and audio-visual exhibits at the nation’s newest and largest Train Museum.

Since 1975 the museum has been a home to a significant rail heritage collection including: Governor General’s Carriage, Prison Van where you will find a lot more in the Prison Van than you could imagine. These rolling gaol cells operated in one form or another from 1867 until the 1950s. Steam locomotive E18 — built in 1866, had a working life of almost a century and many more…

Address: 10 Barbour Rd, Thirlmere
Open: Monday to Friday: 10am – 4pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9am – 5pm
Closed on Good Friday and Christmas Day
Prices: Museum Only: Adult: $15; Senior/Concession: $10 Child 4-17: $5
Museum + train Adult: $35; Senior/Concession: $25; Child 4-17: $12.50
Infant under 4:   Free
Website: www.nswrailmuseum.com.au/the museum
Phone: 1300 11 55 99
Email: info@trainworks.com.au

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