Kids Holiday Activities

Hours and Admission

Opening hours

Trainworks is open 7 days a week.
Monday to Friday 10am - 4pm
Saturday and Sunday 9am - 5pm

Closed on Good Friday and Christmas Day

Ticket prices*

Ticket Type Combo (Ride & Museum) Museum (Entry Only) Train (Ride Only)
Adult $26 $19 $15
Concession $23 $16 $12
Child $21 $11 $12
Family $87 $57 $39
THNSW Member N/A Free** 2 x Free a year**
Otherwise, as above







Tickets can be purchased on the day of your visit from Trainworks reception!

Children four (4) and under are admitted free of charge but must sit on an adults lap during the train ride.***

*Please note, alternate pricing may apply on event days. Please view the events webpage for specific details on pricing.
** Free rides and museum entry may not be redeemable on event days but special discounted pricing will be available to members.
*** The age that we charge for children may change on event days. Please view the events webpage for clarification on applicable ages for childrens ticket. 

Combination entry including Ride Experience

Combo tickets include the train ticket and museum entry into Trainworks. This ticket is valid on days when train rides are operating. Please click here to view what's on.

Family tickets

A family consists of two (2) adults and up to four (4) children.


Children four (4) and under are admitted free of charge with a paying adult.

Groups and tours

Click here for more information about group bookings.


The following types of concessions qualify for concession pricing at Trainworks :

  • Seniors Card
  • Pension Concession Card
  • Patrons with a Disability Pension entitlement
  • Companion Card
  • Student ID Card

Companion Card

Trainworks accepts companion card or its equivalent for carers of patrons with a disability or carers requirement. A carer will be admitted free of charge upon presentation of a companion card or equivalent. For more information on this program please visit

Weather Conditions

Trainworks is open in all weather conditions and a large portion of the site is under cover in the case of rain or extreme heat.
In the Winter months of June to August, the weather conditions in Thirlmere can be quite unpredictable but most definitely chilly. We encourage you to bring warm clothing and a raincoat or umbrella.
In Summer, please ensure you bring a hat and sunscreen for outdoor activties - our large picnic area and great playground equipment will call to you!