Past exhibitions

Cash on Track
01 June 2010 - 10 December 2010
The Cash on Track display charts the history of the railway Pay Buses which operated across New South Wales from 1937 until the mid 1980s, moving cash along rail lines to pay employees at stations and maintenance gangs working on the tracks.
Cash on Track
Final Gauge
31 July 2010 - 29 August 2010
Final Gauge records the end of an era and documents through words and images the history and culture of the Ipswich Railway Workshops.
Final Gauge
Megawatt
09 October 2011 - 05 February 2012
How do we make electricity? Will we ever run out? Do animals use it?
Fire ants, electric guitars and safety switches are all featured in the Megawatt exhibition. Push, pull, press and play safely with electricity and explore the role of electricity in our everyday lives.
Megawatt
Mephisto
18 March 2013 - 30 June 2014
The only remaining German tank from World War 1, Mephisto is a special item for the Queensland Museum Network.
Mephisto
Fun & Games
23 March 2013 - 19 May 2013
We love them, trash them, plead for them, collect them and preserve them. Regardless of your age, toys are a fun part of life.
Fun & Games
Fun & Games
05 April 2014 - 11 May 2014
We love them, trash them, plead for them, collect them and preserve them. Regardless of your age, toys are a fun part of life.
Fun & Games
Three Foot Six, The Sunlander
17 June 2014 - 18 August 2014
A display of 45 documentary black and white photographs that capture the stories and unique character of Queensland’s train culture.
Three Foot Six, The Sunlander
Trainspotting
17 June 2014 - 18 August 2014
A selection of images from the Powerhouse Museum’s 2012 International Trainspotting Photographic Competition.
Trainspotting
Railways 1914 - 1918
15 June 2015 - 06 December 2015
Railways 1914 - 1918
Railways 1914 - 1918
29 February 2016 - 17 July 2016
Railways 1914 - 1918
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