Cowra Museums

The nostalgia of railways comes alive at this hands on action museum, with over 7000 exhibits. Special features include mini train rides; and a working HO model train layout; a rural museum with working displays of vintage farm machinery, tractors and engines; and a war museum displaying historic militaria, combat vehicles, weapons, medals and working steam engines. The Museum also holds a large Cowra prisoner of war display.

Address: 
Midwest Highway, Sydney Road, Cowra, NSW
Tel: 
019659222
Hours: 
9am-5pm daily, evenings by appointment
Admission: 
$7 per person, groups of over 20 - $5 per person.
Facilities: 
Wheelchair access, shop, guided tours, education programs, lecture hall
Collection: 
10,000 items
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Model train

Creator:
NSW Railways
Description:
HO model train layout which was a feature at the Sydney Royal Easter Show for three decades. Miniature trains travel the equivalent of 30kms, past farms and landforms, cities and suburbs.
Date:
mid 1950s