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Valley Heights Loco Depot Heritage Museum


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Location

17 Tusculum Road, Valley Heights, 2777

Contact

Phone: (02) 4751 4638
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The Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum is the Blue Mountains Division of the NSW Rail Transport Museum.
Located adjacent to the Great Western Highway and railway, it is an easy walk from the Valley Heights Railway Station.

Explore the oldest roundhouse in NSW and enjoy the sights, sounds (and smells) of railway travel over the last 100 years!
 
 Enjoy unlimited 20 minute rides on our 1890s Sydney Steam Tramcar and view model railway layouts including a five metre long HO scale model of the Depot as it was in the 1950s. 
 
 Climb aboard steam engines, carriages and wagons from many eras of trains across the mountains. See the remarkable "Caves Express" and the "Ice Van", carefully restored to their former glory!
 
 View exhibits of rail artefacts and paintings, local history and photographic display plus a large collection of books, videos and souvenir items. 
 
 Kids can do the quiz and check answers on the website.
 
 Barbecue facilities are available or relax with a cup of tea or coffee and cake in the tea rooms.
 
Opening Hours:
Public Holiday: Weekdays by appointment Only ...... 10am to 4pm. Normally second and fourth Sunday of every month.

February 2019

SENIORS "ONE-FOR-ONE" DEAL

 

 

To commemorate Seniors Festival, volunteers at the Museum extend a warm invitation to Seniors Card holders to take advantage of the special ticketing arrangements* on this Open Day only (each Senior gaining free entry must be accompanied by at least one regular fee paying visitor*). Bring the family along and enjoy the remarkable display of exhibits. Take unlimited 20 minute rides on the “Valley Heights Mixed” in an 1890 “cowboy” carriage behind steam tank engine no 2 - “Stevo”. View model layouts, climb aboard historic locomotives and carriages. Listen to “Charlie” and “Harry” as they prepare for their day’s work on steam loco 5461. Inspect memorabilia and artefacts from over 100 years of railway activity at Valley Heights. Then have a well-earned break in the café and browse the shop on departure.

*For full pricing see website: www.valleyheightsrailmuseum.info

 

 

On 24th February 2019

Disability Access
Children Welcome
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