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When you think Museum, admit it, you can sometimes think 'boring' and so do the kids. But they're not all boring, especially to your child that may have a particular interest in something, it can mean 'the best day ever'. For those little ones that love trains because of Thomas the Tank Engine or plains and maybe even dinosaurs, taking them to a specific museum is not only educational it's fun!

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National Railway Museum
Climb into the cabs of giant steam engines, walk through elegant carriages, enjoy free train rides and interactive and educational displays.

Or take a ride on the Semaphore to Fort Glanville Tourist Railway Train. The Semaphore to Fort Glanville Tourist Railway operates from late October to April and steam trains will depart between 11am and 4pm, roughly every hour or at frequencies varied according to demand.

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Fort Glanville/Semaphore Train Rides
Sat 1st October 2016 - Sun 30th April 2017

Opening Hours
Daily 10am - 4:30pm

Adult $12
Concession $9
Child (3-15 yrs & accompanied by an adult) $6
Family (2 adults & up to 3 children) $32

76 Lipson Street, Port Adelaide
Phone: (08) 8341 1690
Email: info@nrm.org.au

Fun Museums in Adelaide, SA Maratime Museum, Port Adelaide

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SA Maratime Museum
With a range of changing exhibitions and events they interest people of all ages. The exhibitions offer hands-on, interactive experiences and the Maritime Museum has a reputation for welcoming children. They present performances, cruises and special programs for children each school holidays.

Take home a souvenir of your visit or buy a unique gift. Theres a range of nautical books, models, souvenirs and toys. You are able to visit the museum shop in the foyer without paying admission to the exhibitions.

Opening Hours
Daily 10am - 5pm

Adult: $12.50
Concession: $8
Child: $6
Family $29.50

126 Lipson Street, Port Adelaide
Phone: (08) 8207 6255
Email: maritime@history.sa.gov.au

Fun Museums in Adelaide, SA Aviation Museum

SA Aviation Museum
There are a number of special interest displays throughout the Museum. These cover the history of aviation in South Australia.

Link Trainer A13-37
Air Traffic Control Station
Fraser-Nash Gun Turret
Fire Water Bombing
RAAF Aircrew Recruitment Tester
Model Aircraft
Piper PA-28 Cherokee procedure trainer (simulator) *Propellers
Bedford Airport Fire Tender (ex-Adelaide Airport from the 1960s)
Woomera Collection

Opening Hours
Daily 10.30am – 4.30pm

Adults $10
Concession cards $8
Children (under16) $5
Family (2 adults, 3 children) $25

66 Lipson Street, Port Adelaide

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The Port Adelaide Emporium
This is the coolest, grooviest place to shop. Art, antiques, comic paraphernalia and retro items are all available at this market, gallery & studio. It's an amazing place to shop jam-packed of interesting items. With three levels, including an antique/retro market and an art gallery on the first floor, there is something for everyone.

Opening Hours
Thursday to Sunday 11am–5pm

113 Commercial Rd, Port Adelaide SA 5015
Phone 0431 141 029

Fun Museums in Adelaide, Adelaide Oval Tours and Museums

Adelaide Oval Tours and Museums

Adelaide Oval Tours are a great way to see behind the scenes as their expert guides take you on a memorable and enjoyable tour.

The Bradman Collection is on display in a state of the art, purpose built museum. It is a world class exhibition dedicated to an Australian legend and international hero who made Adelaide his home. Watch footage of Bradman in the theatrette, test your own skills with the interactive museum, and browse through personal items including cricket bats, balls, trophies, items of clothing and more.

Opening Hours
Adelaide Oval Tours - 7 days a week excluding event days

The Bradman Collection - Monday to Sunday from 9am to 4pm (except Public Holidays & Event Days) and is free

War Memorial Drive, Adelaide
Phone (08) 8211 1100
Email enquiries@adelaideoval.com.au

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