Nov 26, 2018 by

The museum will be open every Sunday during the Christmas school vacation, including Sunday 27 December.

The museum is operating according to COVIDsafe procedures, with QR code check-in, sanitisation and ample room for social distancing. Recently-installed signage provides a wealth of information abut the history of the museum site.

Diesel-hauled full-sized train rides are available throughout the day during the fire danger season. Mini-train rides are also available. Children can operate our display of full-sized signals.

Exhibitions include a Christmas-themed display of toys. In the mining museum, archival films of the mining and railway history of the Hunter Region. A G-scale [garden scale] model railway will operate throughout the holidays with a variety of locomotives and rolling stock.

The museum’s canteen and souvenir shop will be open for snacks and gifts.

The museum will open the gates at 9.30am and the day’s activities will cease at 3.00pm.

Entry fees are $16.00 adults, $11.00 concession, $7.50 children 5-15 and under 5 free.

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