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Outeniqua Transport Museum

Opens in 2 min: 08:00 - 16:30
Open today: 08:00 - 16:30
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What a surprise and what an interesting place to visit!

This museum is huge and so child friendly and accessible for wheelchairs and the adults enjoyed it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Antoi9
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Klein Brak River, South Africa
Unexpectedly Interesting

I am not a train enthusiast but I really enjoyed this museum. The displays were well-presented and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mel_Salt
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South Australia, Australia
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  • Excellent56%
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  • Average7%
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“power van”(65 reviews)
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The Transnet Transport Museum has a unique display featuring the history of Transnet. Enter the world of South African Railway history and admire some of the Iron Ladies that once ruled the railway lines of South Africa. From the small prestigious...more
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 16:30
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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2 Mission Road, George 6530, South Africa
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+27 44 801 8289
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is huge and so child friendly and accessible for wheelchairs and the adults enjoyed it even more than the children. You see all the special trains like the white train, specially adapted for the British royal party in 1947 and the inside of...More

Thank Antoi9
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not a train enthusiast but I really enjoyed this museum. The displays were well-presented and with LOTS of trains to look at. We thought we'd spend a little time here but ended up there for two hours as we looked at the trains,...More

Thank Mel_Salt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The power van is such a hidden gem!! A 2 and a half hour trip up and through the Outenique mountain pass, 6 tunnels and unparalleled panoramic views of gorges and valleys and the mountains. Breathtaking fauna and flora - with waterfalls when it rains!...More

Thank PiccoloManagement
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A well kept Museum - really had fun. The vintage cars display was the highlight for my kids. The model room run by Mr Crook was very interesting and informative.

Thank Lerato T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Superb and very spectacular and full of beautiful vehicules.Get prepared to spend at least a full hour there!!From the museum you can make a trip in the mountains in a small train!!!

Thank Ziskakan
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We visited the museum as part of an outing on the power vans which operate from the museum. The museum has much to offer from the old SAA planes, all the locomotives and vintage cars. Great relics of the past! It was interesting to see...More

Thank Tinktinkie
Kobus600, Manager at Outeniqua Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you for a 5 star rating. It is always good to see that people enjoy their visit to the museum. We are currently in the process to obtain the necessary approval to dispose of the old carriages as they are in a very poor...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018

This is a place that you must see if you like old trains and old cars on display.The museum show you how the railways was look look like in the old days and you can even see the history of it.On top of that you...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

This gem is a delight. You will see trains and automobiles that granny and grandpa made use of. There is even a old time dining car that you can enjoy a light snack. While you’re there book a trip on the Powervan!

Thank Wayne S
Kobus600, Manager at Outeniqua Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Your rating and comments is much appreciated. Thank you for posting your experience on Trip Advisor to encourage more people to visit the museum. Kind regards Kobus

Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

It's amazing how well this museum has been kept my 2 year old boy and 12 year old daughter loved It and the staff were very informative well worth the visit.More

Thank GarethB1287
Kobus600, Manager at Outeniqua Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thank you for your positive response. Good to hear that the kids have enjoyed the visit, our aim is to maintain the assets in the museum to preserve todays history for our future generations to come so that they can enjoy, appreciate and learn from...More

Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

This place is just amazing! We had some time before our flight and it just wasn't enough to see all!More

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Kobus600, Manager at Outeniqua Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Dear Ms Smit So glad the see that you have enjoyed your the visit to our museum. Thank you for your time to rate this on Trip Advisor and the 5 star rating. Now you have a good reason tto come back and spend some...More

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