After careful consideration of advice from the Victorian and Commonwealth Governments, Puffing Billy Railway have made the decision to temporarily close until further notice.
After more than 10 years of building, collecting and researching Railway items from a bygone era, Puffing Billy Railway is thrilled to announce the opening of our much anticipated Menzies Creek Museum on Monday 24 February, 2020.
The new historic museum covers a space of 1160 square metres and houses over 80 exhibits, including rare operational steam and diesel locomotives, carriages and a rail tractor, as well as an operational boiler house that services steam engines, fluid pumps and 500 brake horsepower generators.
FREE for all train ticket holders, passengers can now explore the newly opened museum either before or after their steam train ride on Puffing Billy.
Those wishing to visit the museum as a non-train traveller are also welcome along for FREE.
The museum can be taken as a self-guided experience or on request, enjoyed with one of our volunteer tour guides*.
*Guided tours available upon request, subject to availability (fees may apply).
Little Toot Café
Adding to the atmosphere, the museum also contains a themed children’s play area and the Little Toot Café with plenty of hot and cold beverages and sweet and savoury food items to enjoy.
HOW TO VISIT
A train service to Menzies Creek will cater for visitors wishing to experience this station stop and take in the new museum.
Passengers can enjoy a 30-minute journey from Belgrave, passing over the historic Monbulk Creek trestle bridge and through the forests of the Dandenong Ranges, before arriving at Menzies Creek to visit the museum. The return train ride departs 45 minutes later with museum entry included in the fare.
Passengers taking the longer ride from Belgrave to Lakeside can stop in after their steam train adventure.