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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.

December 2019

SEE SANTA ARRIVE ON HERITAGE LISTED SYDNEY STEAM TRAM*

VALLEY HEIGHTS RAIL MUSEUM

EVENT: SEE SANTA ARRIVE BY HERITAGE LISTED STEAM TRAM

DATES: Sunday 1st & Sunday 8th December at 11am & 2pm

DESCRIPTION: Welcome Santa and his elf as they arrive on the 1890s Sydney Steam Tram* at the Valley Heights Railway Museum on Sunday 1st & Sunday 8th December.

Arriving at 11am & 2pm, Santa greets the excited youngsters and makes his way to the 1914 roundhouse for a chat, personal photo opportunities and a free gift for all children.

The Museum’s great attractions and exhibits are open on both days, including rides on the Steam Tram,* and are included in normal admission fees.

Museum open from 10am until 4pm with last ride at 3.30.

*May be affected by adverse weather conditions, breakdown or crew availability

 

 

 

On 8th December 2019

Disability Access
Children Welcome
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