The Outeniqua Transport Museum is a railway museum located in George, South Africa. The Outeniqua Railway Museum is one of Transnet Heritage Foundation museums. Situated in the former PX-goods shed in George, the museum opened on 24 September 1998.
Visit the Outeniqua Transport Museum in George for a trip that will take you back into history of the railway lines of South Africa. From the small prestigious Emil Kessler(National Monument) to some of the more modern bigger veterans that concurred the scenic Outeniqua railway pass. An excellent selection of privately owned vintage cars are on display and other exhibitions of interst are silverware, cutlery and crockery from various periods of the transport industry, locomotives number plates, makers plates, fire engines, road transport vehicles, furniture and many other rail related items. The museum also includes a photo gallery depicting breathtaking photos of South African steam trains.
The museum holds 21 steam locomotives, amongst other vehicles. Its collection includes Paul Kruger’s coach and private saloons and the coach that Princess Elizabeth slept in during King George VI and the Royal Family’s 1947 visit to South Africa. FIND OUT MORE….
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