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Outeniqua Transport Museum

Closed Now: 08:00 - 16:30
Open today: 08:00 - 16:30
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Unexpectedly Good

Went to the Transport Museum with my two younger boys and ended spending more than 2 hours looking... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kenridge, South Africa
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Informative and interesting

My boyfriend and went to the museum when driving through George and it was a great experience... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
2 Mission Road, George 6530, South Africa
+27 44 801 8289
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to the Transport Museum with my two younger boys and ended spending more than 2 hours looking at everything from classical cars including a Model T Ford to models of boats and planes but the stars in the show are the trains. Well worth...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ChrisChoice
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and went to the museum when driving through George and it was a great experience. Informative, extensive collection of trains, train models, vintage cars and more elements. Value for money. Recommended stop!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank carmenw760
Reviewed 5 days ago

The tram ride from George museum up the nearby mountain must be one of the area's best kept secrets. Booking is highly recommended. On arriving at the museum it is a little difficult to find the booking office for the tram ride as it's located...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JRI47
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful experience. Would definitely suggest it. Just take cash with because there are no card facilities.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NobleCobble
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We spent about two hours going around this fascinating museum which is a must for anyone interested in steam trains and old cars.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ken M
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Make the effort and visit one of the extremely beautiful museum in SA. Even those non-museum persons would find some pleasure in this visit. Well maintained (I was there 16 years ago and now again). Make an effort to support this well laid out and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

I visited this place with my wife, what a germ, we loved everything about it, great history of railway, South African Airways and ports. I highly recommend that you see the model room, it’s amazing. Well done Transnet!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank siphos546
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Was a rainy miserable day so was looking for indoor attractions to keep kids and hubby entertained, what a pleasant surprise. The museum is impeccably looked after with not only a wide selection of locomotives but a fabulous array of classic cars that kept us...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 46sharonu
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Unexpectedly wonderful. One would have an enjoyable half a day spent at this museum. The displays were immaculate. Trains which have been retired from yesteryear of the steam days are on display. The details and the engineering feat of those years is something to marvel....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 1Happytraveller786
Reviewed 17 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Antoi9
Kobus600, Manager at Outeniqua Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

It is very encouraging to see that visitors enjoy their visits to the museum and rating it on Trip Advisor. This is always great top get feedback to help us to improve. Thank you for rating this museum. Museum regards Kobus

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Yes, from 8AM-4:30PM.