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Discover the journey from horse drawn cart to railway in Port Adelaide.

An abridged history of South Australia's railways, looking at the early years, formation of the South Australian Railways, the gauge problem, the Webb legacy, and other railway organisations within South Australia.

A brief discussion of the role of Australia's railwaymen in war.

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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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