Opening Hours

Saturdays/Sundays and Public holidays 10am-4pm
Closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Easter Friday, Anzac Day morning
Available 7 days a week for tour bookings.

Museum Entry Costs

Adult $7, Children (over 5) $2, Family $15


The Museum is located on the corner of State Highway 2 and Lyon Street in the center of Featherston. It is 63 kilometres (one hour’s drive) northeast of Wellington, or 57 kilometres by train. The Museum is a short walk from Featherston railway station.

The Fell Locomotive Museum gratefully acknowledges the continuing financial contribution and support from National Services Te Paerangi

Roadside Stories “The Rugged Rimutakas”

Roadside stories is a series of short videos produced by ManatuTaonga, the New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage. In the episode on “The Rugged Rimutakas” you can see a short history on the Fell Engines and the Museum.

You can see the full episode on YouTube by clicking on the following link “The Rugged Rimutakas”

Hero of the Hill by Joy Cowley, illustrated by Philip Webb

Available in the museum