Venue Hire

About Kid’s Birthday Parties at the National Railway Museum

Cafeteria Car

Your private party ‘room’ is a train carriage Cafeteria Car

This carriage was built in 1947 at the South Australian Railways Islington Workshop, initially used on the East-West Express between Adelaide and Port Pirie and restored by Museum volunteers. This wonderful carriage oozes with character and is situated within the heart of the museum. Bring your own party food and drinks and decorations to suit the occasion. Please see booking options below.

 

Party packages and how much does it cost

Package 1

Weekend (Saturday and Sunday) Birthday Party Package

For the fee of $120 plus $30 refundable cleaning bond, you get exclusive use of the carriage for up to 30 people and access the Museum and its attractions, including free train rides.

*See more information

 

Package 2

Weekday (Monday to Friday) Birthday Party Package

For the fee of $100 plus $30 refundable cleaning bond, you get exclusive use of the carriage for up to 30 people and access the Museum and its attractions, including free train rides.

*See more information

*The carriage comes with catering facilities i.e. fridges, pie warmer, micro-wave, jug and is air-conditioned. Any extra persons in addition to the 30 mentioned above would attract a fee of $10/adult, and $5/child.

Make your child’s dream party a reality without all of the expense!

 

Freebies for Package 1 and Package 2

Welcome Party Board - displayed at the Cafeteria Car  

Invitation template - download a free colour party invitation

Facility Map/Visitor guide - this map will assist with navigating through the Museum

Shop Party Voucher - for the Host, 10% on Shop purchases will be posted, emailed or on the day                     

Free train rides - for all

Access to the entire Museum - 10 am to 3.30 pm

Storage at the Museum for party guests– Fettlers Box - see Shop staff for the key

Healthy Party food recipes– https://www.kidsinadelaide.com.au/category/eat/recipes/

 

Other train treats available at the Museum Shop

Want to treat your guests? Suggestion.... a wooden train whistle from *$2.50 and $5

Selection of ice creams at the Museum Shop .... *$1.30 to $3.10

*Prices subject to change

 

Ride-on for little engineers

Ride-on $2 train (coin operated) is situated at the entrance of the Fitch Pavilion.

 

All enquiries to the Shop.

T 8341 1690

Visit the NRM

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

Adult

$12

Concession

$9

Child
5-15 yrs & with an adult

$6

Family
2 adults & up to 3 children

$32

  • 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.

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