Roundhouse Railway Museum

Top choice in Southern NSW & The Murray

Built in 1947, the Roundhouse, a giant turntable with 42 train-repair bays, is the only surviving, working one of its kind in Australia. Railway enthusiasts should visit the Roundhouse's excellent museum displays in the same complex.

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1. Monte Cristo

1.07 MILES

Built in 1884, the mansion of Monte Cristo is open for self-guided tours and Devonshire tea. It was the home of a shrewd landowner named Christopher…

2. Cottontail Wines

12.85 MILES

Cellar-door tastings and excellent meals (mains $39 to $45) are well worth the 20-minute drive from central Wagga Wagga. Try the prosciutto-wrapped…

4. Charles Sturt University Winery

17.39 MILES

In 1893 the university vineyard at Wagga Wagga was planted. A viticulture teaching program was established in 1976 and the winery has been under…

5. Wagga Wagga Art Gallery

19.54 MILES

The highlight of this regional gallery showcasing the works of local and national artists is the wonderful National Art Glass Gallery. A calendar of…

6. Museum of the Riverina

19.57 MILES

This interesting museum is split over two sites: this one, in the historic Council Chambers building, and the second, adjacent to the Wagga Wagga Botanic…

7. Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens

20.92 MILES

Featuring a small zoo with kangaroos, wombats and emus, and a free-flight aviary. Nearby Baden Powell Dr leads to a good lookout and scenic Captain Cook…