SANTA ARRIVES BY STEAM TRAM

Saturday & Sunday 3-4 & 10-11 December

Santa arrives under steam* from the 'North Pole' at 11:00 and 14:00 each day. Join Santa as he greets every girl and boy at his grotto in the Roundhouse for a chat and plenty of photo opportunities. Then enjoy all the Museum's great experiences and activities. Free entry in the 'Spot the Elf' hunt!


Museum open 10:00 until 16:00 (last ride* 15:15). Entry: $16 Adult, $14 Concession, $12 Children (5-16 years), $50 Family, Infants (under 5 years) free. Book online to ensure your own steam tram ride*.


Look for the turn off to Valley Heights Rail Museum, 17b Tusculum Road, Valley Heights, from the Great Western Highway, and drop in on your way east or west! Plenty of parking on site with just a short walk to the main entrance.

* Subject to operational factors e.g. adverse weather, breakdown, crew/rolling stock unavailability, track conditions etc.

Visit Valley Heights in November

Book now to ride the Valley Heights Mixed. Open from 10:00 until 16:00 on Sunday November 27.

Santa Christmas steam special

Book now for a ride behind steam and to meet Santa at Valley Heights on:

  • Saturday 3 December

  • Sunday 4 December

  • Saturday 10 December

  • Sunday 11 December

Avoid disappointment - Pre-booking your tickets is highly recommended. Select, reserve and secure your seat aboard your preferred train/tram ride.

Pre-booking also gives flexibility for you to manage your Museum visit, allowing you to arrive close to your ride departure time, avoiding lengthy wait times before spending time exploring all the attractions the Museum has to offer. Visit for a few hours or the whole day. Refreshments available.

Bring your family, bring your friends, bring your camera and leave with great memories!

Trains run hourly from 10:30 to 14:30 on open days with a final trip at 15:15. Be sure to arrive 30 minutes before your train ride.

Bookings are preferred.

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