Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum

Overview

Explore the oldest operating roundhouse in NSW and enjoy the sights, sounds (and smells) of rail travel over the last 130 years!

Enjoy 20 minute rides in the 1880s Heritage Listed Sydney Steam Tramcar or 1890 "Cowboy" carriage hauled by 19th century steam tank engine "Stevo".

Read the fascinating story of the "Call Boy" and listen as "Charlie" and "Harry" prepare hard working steam locomotive 5461 for the day's work.

View model railway layouts including a five metre long HO scale model of the Locomotive Depot as it was in the 1950s.

Climb aboard steam engines and carriages from many eras of rail across the Blue Mountains. See the remarkable "Caves Express" and the "Ice Van", carefully restored to their former glory, plus other wagons under restoration.

Inspect the exhibition of rail artefacts, large and small, memorabilia and paintings.

Kids can do the fascinating 10-question quiz and check answers on the website.

Choose from the shop's selection of books, DVDs and other unique souvenir items, then relax with a tea or coffee in the café.

The Museum is normally open on the second and fourth Sunday of every month.

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