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What an enjoyable experience this was, and free!! Well done Peterborough. It was just like... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fae D
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amazing must see

in the main street of peterborough the have set up a old railway carriage with information on the... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Christine D
Peterborough, Australia
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
| The western end of the Main Street, Peterborough, South Australia 5422, Australia
+61 8 8651 3355
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an enjoyable experience this was, and free!! Well done Peterborough. It was just like travelling, scenery, whistles & stations. Brilliant

Thank Fae D
Reviewed 7 August 2018

in the main street of peterborough the have set up a old railway carriage with information on the things to do in the local areas glass cabinets with old and new memorability, you can sit in the passenger seat which moves like on a real...More

1  Thank Christine D
Reviewed 7 August 2018

You sit in an actual train carriage and let the world pass by your windows in virtual reality as you travel from Peterborough to Broken Hill complete with bumpy rail tracks and the sounds of the steam era.. Really well done - and free..another “don’t...More

1  Thank ChrisandGillRussell
Reviewed 7 July 2018

There is parking nearby and it's easy to see as you drive down the main street. Once you stop, you find that it's easy to access via a ramp and it takes you on a trip to yesteryear. The carriage has been meticulously restored and...More

1  Thank Crystalline4u
Reviewed 2 June 2018

We explored this little gem on our last morning in Peterborough. What a pleasant surprise. The antique carriage has a wonderful display of the town's heritage and is most informative. By the time we had explored the extensive display, we had a strong appreciation of...More

1  Thank Jacqueline J
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

In a Railway carriage in the centre of town, this holds all the information of the town and surrounds. Worth a look.

1  Thank AussieCloggi
Reviewed 1 May 2018

You are transported back into the history of 1800 "Steam Train" adventure. It is very interesting, as for its simplicity. You sit in a "First Class" cabin seat, then look out your window to see Australian Railway History as it passes you bye. Throughly enjoyable.

2  Thank pandkgraham
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Only had a short time to visit and impressed with what we saw and read. Only wish that we had had a lot more time.

2  Thank Doug S
Reviewed 7 December 2017

This train carriage tells a story of the town . And what a great town it is. The main street was getting an upgrade , which is now finished in late November. There is a lot of history in the main street ,especially in the...More

3  Thank Roxy007Qld
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We were so lucky to have visited Peterborough after this carriage museum was opened. There were "billboards" down either side of part of the carriage, each with a picture accompanied by a story relating to the history of this formally very busy railway town. There...More

3  Thank Malcolm A
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