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Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre
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the Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre is a museum where people can sit in the historic carriages; enter the driver's cabins of the various locomotives and marvel at the rolling stock in the 1926 built roundhouse and admire the still functioning...more
1 Telford Ave, Peterborough, South Australia 5422, Australia
+61 86513355
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All reviews sound and light show guided tour south australia rolling stock great museum well worth the visit well worth the cost bygone days train buffs font of knowledge broken hill round house friendly lady per head minute tour knowledgeable guides an excellent guide
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Ligterally just been to the Sound & Light show hosted by the super friendly Kim & it wa s fantastic !! Wasnt expecting such an engaging delivery about Peterboroughs amazing history and I learnt so much about not just Peterborough, but about SA and steamtrains...More

Thank Sandy M
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped here first and the Welcome to the town and the passion for what these two ladies do was terrific They talked us into staying The Night Light and sound show SPECTACULAR goes for about 75 minutes and WOW factor

Thank scottmanRockhampton
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is combined with the Peterborough Information Centre. Great to wander around looking and touching steam train history. We attended a night train carriage information event which was being filmed by a tv channel. Peterborough was a very active train intersection location. I easily...More

Thank Graham J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even if you are not a train enthusiast, you will enjoy the tour by a professional tour guide and the opportunity to come back in the evening for the Light and Sound Show. Very unique experience.

1  Thank VickiSav
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The day tour was great, informative and told in a way to keep you interested. Such history! It’s good to see people really doing their utmost to keep it alive. The night “Sound and Light Show” is absolutely fantastic. We’ll done to everyone who put...More

1  Thank Fae D
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Peterborough is/was a railway town and Steamtown attempts to showcase their history and what is left of it. Knowledgeable guides in the daytime and a good "Sound and Light" show at night.

1  Thank CGT867
Reviewed 2 September 2018

This is an interesting reflection into a past railway centre, friendly guide staff, some unique items when it formally operated (it had three gauge lines to service ie a turntable with three rail gauges etc). Static displays of locos and carraiges were well presented, as...More

1  Thank Garry L
Reviewed 13 August 2018

The history of the railways in this area is really interesting. We went on the night tour 'Sound and Light tour' which was a fantastic display. We sat in a carriage and saw a video of the history of the railways in Peterborough and surrounding...More

1  Thank happytraveller2510
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Having travelled through Peterborough on a number of occasions without pausing..this time we set aside 2 days - and what a great decision. SteamTown is as good a static, but living, steam train experieince as we have seen anywhere in the world and we have...More

1  Thank ChrisandGillRussell
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This place is a great place to experience the amazing history of this amazing, great small community. I also really enjoy trains, so it was a great experience.

1  Thank DMajor1
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3 February 2018|
Response from Roxy007Qld | Reviewed this property |
$30pp for Seniors for the Combo of Guided Tour of the Rail sheds & display, & the Sound & Light Show, which we returned for, in the evening.
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10 November 2017|
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Response from T199Steamtown | Property representative |
Good afternoon glen, during Nov to Feb guided tours are from 10am to 2.30pm and the sound and light show is on at night if we have 6 or more people. During our high season Mch to Oct tours begin at 9am and finish at 3.30pm... More
glenn h
10 November 2017|
Response from Margaret C | Reviewed this property |
Steamtown is open between 0900 and 1700hrs. If you want to see all of it, you will need to book a guided tour which we found very informative, even being rail fans. There is also a light and sound show of a night which is... More