Museum Open Day

Free Entry on Museum Open Day

Join in and explore more than 150 years of rail history at the Museum.

Hear The Workshops Whistle blown, take a rare look inside the historic Powerhouse, take the self-guided tour of the Heritage Railway Workshops where the Queensland Rail Heritage Fleet is housed (enclosed footwear required).

Remembrance Day Ceremony

At 10:30 am a Remembrance Day service will be held at The Workshops War Memorial. Visitors are encouraged to attend and observe one minute of silence at 11 am.

Stay for lunch or dinner

Enjoy a meal at the Museum cafe or bring a picnic - the Museum grounds are yours to enjoy!

Don't miss the Museum's larger-than-life exhibitions

All Museum exhibitions are open 9:30 am to 4 pm. Don't miss the Museum's collection of genuine locomotives, big machinery, model railway and kids adventure playground.

Your Museum Open Day planner

  • Check our location

  • Plan to spend 3 hours+ to enjoy all the activities and exhibits

  • Pack a picnic and snacks to enjoy in the grounds, or buy lunch at the Cafe (note, food is not allowed inside the Museum)

  • Don’t forget the camera and tag us @theworkshopsrailmuseum

  • Wear enclosed footwear if you want to go on a tour of the Heritage Railway Workshops

  • Free parking

  • Remember to invite your friends and family!

Event Details

11 November 2018, 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM

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