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Getting involved at Canberra Railway Museum

Interested in joining our museum membership? Here’s what you can do:

Become a financial member

Financial members receive our monthly newsletter, as well as members-only perks throughout the year.

To become a financial member, fill out the form below:


Get involved

Volunteer on working days

 Working days are held at the museum on Wednesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays. The tasks undertaken on work days typically include

      • Track work
      • Woodwork and metalwork
      • Repair of rolling stock and buildings
      • Gardening
      • Museum site maintenance and clean up

All skill levels are welcome; if you’re willing to get stuck in, there’s plenty to do! Old clothes or overalls are recommended, steel-toed boots are a requirement. A Hi-Vis vest is also recommended, but this can be provided to you.

If you’d like to volunteer on a work day, email your interest to

Volunteer on public open days

Canberra Railway Museum is open every Sunday, 10am-3pm (additional days may be added during holidays). Volunteer tour guides are most welcome. Guides will be provided with comprehensive information regarding our collection- you don’t have to be an expert already to be a guide! If you would like to volunteer as a tour guide, email your interest to

You can read our constitutions and by-laws here

CRHR constitution

HRH Consitution

By-law 1

By-law 2