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National Railway Museum

General Meeting

7.30pm Friday 27 May 2022

West Adelaide Football Club

Milner Road Richmond

After the business session, a presentation of everyday images from the 1970s and 1980s will be displayed by Bob Sampson, from his extensive photographic collection.



Donation Appeal Diesel Locomotive 703

The National Railway Museum is in the process of aiming to acquire Diesel Locomotive 703, and is running a donation appeal to assist in this process. Please see the information PDF here for more information, and for instructions on how to donate. All donations towards this cause are greatly appreciated.






Behind the Scenes

Our Behind the Scenes event is coming up on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 June. Come and have tours through the inside of some carriages which are normally closed to the public, and enjoy rides on the small train and our Bluebird Kestrel.

PDF with event details can be accessed here.







Events Program

Our events program for 2022 is now available!

We are excited to present our events program for 2022. There will be a couple of additional events later in the year which do not appear on this program.

We look forward to welcoming our visitors for these events.

Please download a copy of the events program here.







Please note that effective immediately, EFTPOS is the preferred transaction method at the National Railway Museum. We still accept cash as a method of payment but would prefer EFTPOS as the method of payment wherever possible.




We've updated our YouTube page! Take a look at our latest videos.





We've started a podcast series! You can find our first episodes here. Keep an eye out for new episodes!

In episodes 1 to 3, we interview former South Australian Railways employee, author and owner of one of the largest collections of train orders in the world, John Evans.

In episodes 3 to 6 we interview former South Australian Railways employee Ray Bolt.

In episodes 7 to 8 we interview former South Australian Railways employee Geoff Wilmott.

In episodes 9 to 11 we interview former South Australian Railways employee Howard Luscombe.

In episodes 12 to 14 we interview former South Australian Railways employee Keith Fitzpatrick.

In season 2, episodes 1 to 3 we interview Helen Hill, who worked for a number of railway organisations.





 Donations update

If you would like to make a monetary donation to the Museum, this is now achievable through our website! Simply use the Book Online button and choose 'Donations'.




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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