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Blue Mountains Council

Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum

Phone: 02 4751 4638 (leave message), 0488 141 993 (group and mid-week bookings)

Location: 17b Tusculum Rd, Valley Heights NSW 2777

Mail: PO Box 484, Springwood NSW 2777

Email:

Web: valleyheightsrailmuseum.info

Description: Unlimited 20 minute rides on Heritage Steam Tram or Steam Train. View exhibits, artefacts & memorabilia focussing on the contribution made to the community by the Depot and its workers. Learn about the “Call Boy”, “The Fish” & “The Chips” and the “Caves Express” carriage (finalist in the National Trust awards). Children can enjoy the “Kids Quiz” and delight at the two model train rooms. Buy hot and cold drinks in the café and browse the books & souvenirs in the shop. All activities are included in admission fees.

Hours: 10am-4pm on 2nd & 4th Sun most months (except Mother's Day and 4th Sun in December. Last rides at 3.30pm

Fees: See website for details. Family & group discounts available.

Contact: 0414 732 675 (Publicity Officer), 0422 055 819 (Chairman), 0410 514 638 (Secretary)

Disability Access: Yes (Parking, toilet)

Area Served: NSW

Facilities Note: Site available for club visits, birthday parties, wedding ceremonies, photography & filming by appointment

Volunteering Note: Tues/Wed/Sat - Members work on varied projects e.g. small exhibits, rolling stock, locomotives, buildings, grounds, archives. etc. Retirees Group meets 1 week each month. No experience needed.

Keywords: Broad Community; Galleries and Museums; Public Transport; Community Arts Centres; Children and Families; Older People

Parent Organisation: Transport Heritage NSW Limited

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