Teacher resources

We can assist you with the delivery of school programs and tailor an experience to suit the individual needs of each school group. Contact our Booking Officer for more information.

Education ENews

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Teacher's Guide

This pictorial guide provides teachers with an overview of the different zones the Museum has to offer. It offers suggestions on items to point out to students, plus possible discussion questions and topics.

School Excursion Programs

Browse ready-to-delivery downloadable trails & programs to enhance your visit.


Start your school visit with a presentation by our Learning, Events & Activities Officer. We offer and Introduction and Orientation Presentation to all year levels, plus a Simple Machines Presentation for Year 2 to 7, and a History Presentation for Year 9. For more information, contact us.

Professional Development

Free familiarisation sessions can be conducted for teachers to provide an overview of the Museum, resources available and how they can be used in the classroom. Familiarisations are by appointment only and require a minimum of five teachers. Make a appointment.

FREE entry for teachers all year

We offer FREE entry for Queensland teachers all year to familiarise yourself with the Museum for a possible excursion with your class. For free entry, just show your teacher ID and don't forget to sign-up to our Education ENews. Entry prices apply for family members and accompanying guests.

Queensland Museum Loans

The Workshops Rail Museum is a distribution centre for the acclaimed Queensland Museum Loans service. We have a range of kits available free of charge and can be changed each semester to suit class activities. Kits are also available to community groups (eg historical societies, nursing homes, pre-schools).

Kits can be hired for two weeks, in set two-week blocks. One kit per teacher/facilitators at any one timeContact us for more information.

Touring exhibitions

We offer education kits to accompany our temporary exhibitions.

A Room for Wild Animals