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

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Older Group, and very interesting

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Steph G
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Mooloolaba, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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 3 weeks ago

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 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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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.

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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.

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Sydney
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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 

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Melbourne
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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.

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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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Launceston, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Visiting here was not quite what we were expecting really. The essence basically is on toys of old and new, along with the classics. The house which still has half in use by the owners, is great to see from a bygone era. We thought given the entrance fee of $15 with no concessions for seniors was quite steep really... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

I've seen the signs advertising this place many times as i crossed the Blue Mountains and had it on my bucket list. Yesterday I went there, and found it fascinating. The old house is worth a visit in itself. The entry fee was $15, not unreasonable. The collection of toys was brilliant, lots of them very old and reminded me... More 

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