Stay connected and on track with the National Railway Museum Blog!

Have you ever wondered how a steam engine works? Have you had questions about how steam can cause such big metal machines to move?

A look at the life and legacy of William Alfred Webb in the South Australian Railways.



A glimpse at the life of Bob the Railway Dog

A brief history of the Commonwealth Railways KA class steam locomotives

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76 Lipson Street
Port Adelaide
South Australia  5015
Open Daily / 10am – 4:30pm





5-15 yrs & with an adult


2 adults & up to 3 children


  • Prices may vary for special events
  • EFTPOS is preferred payment method
  • Open from 12pm on ANZAC Day
  • Closed Christmas Day

Phone: 8341 1690

The National Railway Museum acknowledges the Kaurna people as the traditional owners and custodians of the Adelaide Plains. We honour and respect their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country. We aim to respect the cultural heritage, customs and beliefs of all Indigenous people.

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