Latest News


Family Fun Fair is on for the July School Holidays!

Thursday 16th to Sunday 19th July (inclusive) 10am to 4.30pm

Family (2 adults and up to 3 children) $44 Adult $19 Concession $12 Child (5 – 15yrs) $7

See our Events page for more details.





The first NRM General Meeting since the COVID-19 crisis emerged back in March, will be held at 7.30pm on Friday 24 July 2020.

As usual the venue is the West Adelaide Football Club – Milner Road Richmond.

This will be held in the large Sturt Pea Room on the ground floor – with a maximum capacity of 75.

The Chairman and Executive Officer will take all attendees that night, over the last few months of activities, planning and projects.

Also we have had recent news about the donation and transfer of SAR 830 class loco 843 from One Rail to the railway museum.

Following the business session, Mick Searle will show more of the late Mick Kelly’s super 8mm colour film – depicting rail action from the 1980s.

Why not come for a meal first, in the Bistro, from 6pm onwards.







Nomination for Election to the NRM Board

In accordance with The National Railway Museum (NRM) Rules, nominations are hereby called for three NRM Board positions that will fall vacant at the next Annual General Meeting (AGM).  Three existing NRM Board Members – John Evans, Frank Hussey and Bob Sampson are all due to stand down under the Rules, but can renominate for election.

Nominations for election to the NRM Board will close at 8.00pm on the night of Friday 24 July 2020.  

If more than three nominations are received, an election will be required and a vote will be held at the AGM on Friday 25 September 2020.

Please use the PDF nomination form below, and send to:


The Returning Officer

National Railway Museum

PO Box 3153

Port Adelaide SA 5015


Nomination form.






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
  • Open from 12pm on ANZAC Day
  • Closed Christmas Day

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.

Go to top