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Archer Park Rail Museum, Rockhampton

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Archer Park Railway Museum is a heritage-listed former railway station and now transport museum at Denison Street, Rockhampton, Rockhampton Region, Queensland, Australia. It was built from 1897 to 1908. It was known as Archer Park railway station and Rockhampton Central railway station. It was added to the Queensland Heritage Register on 21 October 1992.
The Museum's main attraction is a rare French Purrey steam tram reconstructed using parts from the original fleet of steam trams operated by Rockhampton City Council between 1909 and 1939.
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  • A trip on the Steam Tram is a must do at the Archer Park Rail Museum. Trip on the 1939 tram is included in your entry price. Very interesting place to visit with a lot of Exhibits. 
    A trip on the Steam Tram is a must do at the Archer Park Rail Museum. Trip on the 1939 tram is included in your entry price. Very interesting place to visit with a lot of Exhibits.  more »
  • Archer Park Station opened to the public in December 1899, built to a design by Henrick Hansen, a Queensland Rail architect. This was the second station that I visited of the same design, the first I....  more
    Archer Park Station opened to the public in December 1899, built to a design by Henrick Hansen, a Queensland Rail architect. This was the second station that I visited of the same design, the first I....  more »
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  • This is a nice museum with amazingly preserved pieces of history. Nearly in the heart of Rockhampton, inside the railway station you will discover how the trains of the area operated over the centuries and what it meant for the growth of the town. Staff members looking after the place are always smiling and passionate about this important place. Enjoy taking a look at what the inside of the carriages used to be and get a fantastic photo of sitting in the train driver's seat! Lastly, have a ride on the tram cart that travels through the town, lots of fun for the family.
  • The volunteers have really put their all into this place. Beautiful displays and very clever soundscape on the platform with life like models. My kids loved the ride on the tram. A well spent morning in Rockhampton.

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