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Address: 36 Olympian Pde, Leura, New South Wales 2780, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 2 4784 1169
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Well wrth a look

We were rained out in the blue mountains and looking for something to keep two children distracted for an hour or so. This was a real find. The owners were really friendly and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Declan M
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were rained out in the blue mountains and looking for something to keep two children distracted for an hour or so. This was a real find. The owners were really friendly and easy going. Our daughter (3) loved looking at all the old toys and our son (1) was free to crawl about (I just made sure to grab... More 

Thank Declan M
Arundel, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped after seeing the signs. Huge collection of trains, dolls, ships and other toys housed both in the house and outbuildings in the garden around the house. Lots of interesting items if you are knowledgeable on trains especially or toys in general. Not that well displayed and many modern items posing as old. Also seems a bit neglected especially the... More 

Thank Rodkoi
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We were disappointed in our visit to Leuralla. Although the toy exhibition is vast there was no real information or history and it felt like the displays were all jumbled up. The gardens were lovely but there was no cafe or opportunity to buy a drink. It felt poor value for money.

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Mooloolaba, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We had an older Coach group, who looked over this museum, and found a lot of interesting things in it of their (and my) day. Probably the kids of today may not even know half of the stuff. The Museum is set in an historic mansion built for Dr Evatt and Family, it is lovely and worth the visit, it... More 

Thank Steph G
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

What can you say the whole venue is a museum - and we were lucky enough to be there when all the trees and plants were in full bloom. What a fantastic family home this would have been. There is lots of info on the history of the house and its occupants that was most interesting with photographs to go... More 

1 Thank Barbara H
Peterborough, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

The Museum is like all, the building and the garden are both well kept with some interesting shrubs and trees. The miniature Railway collection is good, but did not see many Aussie locomotive models in it. the signs and railway memorabilia is based on N.S.W.

Thank 4x4wheelers
Campbelltown, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I guess it depends on the kids though. Lots of glass cabinets with little room between it. Not sure how many of the characters they would know either. My friends & I had lots of fun walking wounded looking at them. The model train was fun to look at also.

1 Thank crayzeefox
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I took one of my grand daughters to this museum. She enjoyed it but I think I enjoyed it even more because it brought back memories of my childhood - particularly the train sets and the meccano items The museum is in an elegant mansion that is apparently owned by the Evatt family. It is set on a large block... More 

Thank Stephen B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

The Leuralla Gardens are located opposite the Toy and Miniature Railway Museum. Why bother entering as the view can be seen via the alley way to the left of the garden (lawn with not much else) and take you right down to a lookout.

Thank Natalie1964
Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We looked forward to visiting Leuralla as our 2 year old loves anything train related. We were also keen to view the house and gardens. The house is beautiful however the museum (inside the house) is not suitable for young children as everything is locked in cabinets and not engaging for the littlies at all. The rooms are cordoned off... More 

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