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Yass Railway Museum

Crago Street, Yass, New South Wales 2582, Australia
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Small museum that focuses on a certain time in rail history. A small range of engines and... read more

Reviewed February 2, 2018
Michael M
via mobile
Great for Railway Buffs.

A very interesting museum with several old trains on display.It is an original station with... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2017
Xena100bc
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Sydney
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Crago Street, Yass, New South Wales 2582, Australia
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Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

Small museum that focuses on a certain time in rail history. A small range of engines and carriages. Could do with a better mix of engines and carriages through the ages. But i guess thus would come down to $$$ and patrons whuch would help...More

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

A very interesting museum with several old trains on display.It is an original station with ladie's lounge and eating area plus platform and seats.. Old railway memorabilia is on display and also a huge model train set that the volunteer kindly operated for us.Great

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Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

We were passing through Yass and decided to drop by here to have a sticky beak, but it was locked up tight. There's a small sign which stated that it was only open on Sunday's or via appointment and there was an entry fee. We...More

1  Thank Paul H
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Reviewed June 3, 2017

The museum has a small range of rolling stock and a couple of locomotives. Their limited membership is doing their best and it's worth a visit if only to encourage them. There were some memories brought back to someone who must admit to being a...More

Thank iansW4113JD
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Reviewed March 21, 2017

Locked up tight on a Sunday and not much could be seen from the car park. With Volunteers I understand that is is difficult to ensure people on deck/ on station but disappointing when not able to access.

2  Thank trapperphil44
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Reviewed November 6, 2016

Even if you are not a train buff, this is well worth a visit from a historical point of view and just a chance to meet some of the locals.

Thank Lesleyg57
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Reviewed November 6, 2016

This is a neat place in Yass and worth the stop. It provides quite a history on the rail network which was important to the area many years ago. Run by local friendly and lovely people you need to stop and have a chat. Be...More

Thank davidg777
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Reviewed September 26, 2016

This is a cute little museum of the old rail station at Yass. There are some interesting objects which would be better presented if there was some labels of stories attached. Still worth a visit.

Thank geokult
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Reviewed July 23, 2016

The Yass Tramway line from Yass Junction has always been a unique rail line in NSW, especially with the picturesque rail bridge. This small museum is dedicated to preserving this piece of NSW rail heritage. The small group of volunteers are dedicated to this task...More

Thank Tony W
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Reviewed July 14, 2016

Very small staff (all volunteers) existing on some ARHS funding and their own fund raising. 2 Static locos, X201 an old Diesel Tractor which is beyond recovery and a very old steam loco 1307, a 4-4-2, a Z13 for the purists,undergoing very slow restoration (see...More

Thank robtheailean
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