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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.

October 2018

DRACULAR SPECTACULAR

Experience ‘Valley Frights’ next weekend (27/28 October) at the first ever TWO DAY ‘DRACULAR SPECTACULAR’. Enjoy an out of this world happening and immerse yourself in the sights & sounds of the ‘Tram of Terrors’ & ‘Silver Scares’. Ride the ‘Spooky Express’ steam train and view the the ‘Ghost Train’.  Enter the ‘Wacky Witch Hunt' competition with great prizes. Have your face painted (by gold coin donation to the Girl Guides).

The café has a range of tempting delicacies, while adventurous types can bite on a ‘Lost Finger Roll’.  All the Museum's regular exhibits & attractions are open for all to enjoy, including both model rooms. Open from 2pm until a special late closing at 8pm on Saturday – a rare chance to see the Museum after dusk! (last rides at 7pm). On Sunday, regular hours apply (10am-4pm) with last rides at 3.30. Normal admission fees apply on both days.

Web: valleyheightsrailmuseum.info or Phone: 02 4751 4638 (leave message)

Online advance ticketing option: trybooking.com/book/event?eid=405702&

 

 

On 27th October 2018

Disability Access
Children Welcome
Member Event

DRACULAR SPECTACULAR

Experience ‘Valley Frights’ next weekend (27/28 October) at the first ever TWO DAY ‘DRACULAR SPECTACULAR’. Enjoy an out of this world happening and immerse yourself in the sights & sounds of the ‘Tram of Terrors’ & ‘Silver Scares’. Ride the ‘Spooky Express’ steam train and view the the ‘Ghost Train’.  Enter the ‘Wacky Witch Hunt' competition with great prizes. Have your face painted (by gold coin donation to the Girl Guides).

The café has a range of tempting delicacies, while adventurous types can bite on a ‘Lost Finger Roll’.  All the Museum's regular exhibits & attractions are open for all to enjoy, including both model rooms. Open from 2pm until a special late closing at 8pm on Saturday – a rare chance to see the Museum after dusk! (last rides at 7pm). On Sunday, regular hours apply (10am-4pm) with last rides at 3.30. Normal admission fees apply on both days.

Web: valleyheightsrailmuseum.info or Phone: 02 4751 4638 (leave message)

Online advance ticketing option: trybooking.com/book/event?eid=405702&

 

 

On 28th October 2018

Disability Access
Children Welcome
Member Event
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