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South Australian Railways Locomotive 351

The Port Milang
Historic Railway Museum

The Milang Railway Museum is situated on the banks of Lake Alexandrina just an hour's drive from Adelaide. It offers an interesting experience for both the railway enthusiast and families. It is a non-profit organisation run by volunteers.
The museum is open from noon to 4pm on Sundays or by appointment. It tells the story of the Lakes Railways, displays a collection of South Australian rolling stock and equipment and offers Devonshire Teas and other refreshments. If the museum is closed and you want some quick answers then call Allan on 0437 800 811 or Roger on 0413 616 834.
The craft shop is open 10am to noon on Friday, 10am to 4pm on Saturdays and Public Holidays and 11am to 4pm on Sundays.

The museum is also available to clubs and tours looking for an interesting and economical place to have lunch. For more information on group bookings please contact the Secretary, Peter Lucas, on 0414 232 060 or by e-mail on

As a result of a grant recently awarded by History SA, we have opportunities to expand and improve the museum and would welcome volunteers. If you are interested then please contact the Secretary.
After storing it in a back siding for twenty five years, the National Railway Museum has gifted this locomotive to our museum. It arrived on a low loader in late October 2015 and is now being restored by our volunteers. The photo above was taken on 17th December 2015.
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Railway Chaos ... 15th & 29th May at 11am, 1pm & 3pm

A multimedia presentation describing all that went wrong with South Australia's railways. From the bad decisions which led to three different track gauges, the travelling nightmares which resulted, through floods, strikes, accidents and bushfires up to electric trains which can't get to their maintenance depot. Gold coin donation. Railway museum, Devonshire teas and Craft shop open. Reserve your seats by texting 0414 232 060 or emailing providing your name, number of seats, phone number and preferred date and time.