Kids & Families

Our resources for kids and families are designed to enhance your visit and help you learn more about rail in Australia. Find out about our interactive museum trail here.

Learning Resources

Interactive Museum Trail

Time Line A History Of Rail In South Australia

Funny Words Serious Stuff

Australia's First Steam Operated Railways

Adventure Trail

I Found It

Children's University

Independent Learning Trail

Colouring in pages

Locomotive 255 at the Railway Workshops

Locomotive 523 on a fast express

Locomotive 624 on the turntable

Semaphore and Fort Glanville Railway BILL the green engine

The Garratt Locomotive

The Bluebird


The Fettler's Box is located at the entrance of the Fitch Pavilion. This quiz is suitable for kids/families/group activity. Self-guided.

Fettler's Box Quiz

Fettler's Box Quiz, Answers

Train Simulator

Train Simulator Certificate

Visit the NRM

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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