Behind Closed Doors

The National Railway Museum will be opening up its hidden spaces to the public during the Behind Closed Doors weekend, 18-19 May. During this time, there will be guided tours through the following:

  • Arnold Lockyer Memorabilia Room
  • Steam workshop shed
  • Woodville signal cabin
  • Commissioner carriage Murray
  • Onkaparinga sleeping carriage
  • Allambi sleeping carriage
  • BE42 second class carriage
  • Dynamometer car
  • USA Budd diesel railcar
  • Adelaide suburban Jumbo railcar

Tours and rides on small train with steam engine Bub, free with general admission to the Museum.

Bookings required for groups only

Event Details


Venue information

  • Companion card accepted
  • Partial wheelchair access

Event type

Open day/Guided tour

Dates and times

Sat 18 & Sun 19 May, 10am-4.30pm


National Railway Museum, 76 Lipson St, Port Adelaide


Adult: $12.00
Concession: $9.00
Child: $6.00
Family: $32.00


Bookings required for groups only


National Railway Museum
8341 1690
bookshop [at]

Accessibility information

Museum is accessible by wheelchair but carriages and tour buildings are currently not wheelchair accessible.