Getting Here

To help you plan your bus or train trip to the Museum visit the Adelaide Metro site, which includes timetables and a journey planner.

By Rail

The Museum is about a 15 minute walk from the Port Adelaide Railway Station on the Outer Harbor Line. From the Station, walk north along Commercial Road, turn right into Godfrey or Butler Street, the Museum is directly ahead on Lipson Street.

By Bus

Buses that service Commercial Road, parallel to Lipson Street, include Routes 117, 118, 150, 230, 232, 252, 254, 254X, 350, 261 and 361. Of these, Route 150 is the most direct.

Cycling and Walking

The Museum is located in central Port Adelaide and the route is well signposted. Cycling or walking is an ideal way to see the many attractions in Port Adelaide, including the Hart's Mill Cycle and Walk Loop Path that provides a 3.5km circuit around the Port Adelaide Inner Harbour.

By Car

  • From Adelaide via Port Road (Route A7)
  • From Glenelg via Tapleys Hill Road (Route A15) or Military Road
  • From northern suburbs via Port River Expressway (A9)

There is free parking adjacent to the Museum and in nearby streets.

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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