School excursions

We offer a range of resources and experiences for schools and groups including interactive exhibitionsHeritage Railway Workshops tours and school excursion resources.

New: Biodiversity Programs

The Workshops Rail Museum celebrates Biodiversity with the temporary exhibition A Room for Wild Animals, extended now until 16 April 2018.

Bring your students along to see some of the most amazing mammal specimens from the Queensland Museum Network's collection and participate in exciting new educational programs linked to the exhibit.

These include:

All are aligned with the Australian Curriculum (v.8.3): Science

For more information on these exciting new programs, contact us.

Free Entry for Queensland Schools

Entry is free for Queensland schools during Queensland schools hours.

Non-Queensland school students visiting as part of a school group and all school group visits outside Queensland schools hours are admitted at $9 per student.

Make a Booking

Our Booking Officer is available Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm, and can assist you to tailor an excursion to your curriculum needs and group sizes. 

Contact our Booking Officer

Make a school booking

We offer free entry for additional Carers as per the following ratios:

  • 1 adult per 5 Prep students
  • 1 adult per 10 primary school students (Years 1 – 6)
  • 1 adult per 15 secondary school students (Years 7 – 12)
  • 1 adult per 1 student with special needs

Bus drivers receive free entry. 

Free entry for teachers all year round

We offer FREE entry for Queensland teachers all year to familiarise yourself with the Museum for a future excursion with your class. For free entry, just show your teacher ID and sign-up to our Education ENews. Entry prices apply for family members and accompanying guests.

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"They are still talking about it. Painting, drawing and still building their own train lines". 
Teacher, Mt Whitestone State School

"It was fun. I'd recommend it for all young children to go there". 
Samantha, Year 5