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An Australian Christmas

Make a day of it with entry to the Museum and all exhibits included in your entry ticket!


Things to see and do for the kids:

  • Meet Santa and share your Christmas wish
  • Sing along to favourite Aussie Christmas Songs with Ran Tan Bush Band
  • Write a letter to Santa and post it in The Workshops mailbox
  • Enjoy backyard cricket, badminton and volleyball on the Powerhouse lawns
  • Make Christmas decorations to take home

Fun for the whole family with Museum entry included:

  • Enjoy a miniature steam train ride
  • Try driving a train on a simulator
  • See parts of Queensland on the huge model layout
  • Take a guided tour of the active railway workshop

Your day out planner:

  • Check entry prices and our location
  • Plan to spend 3 hours+ to enjoy all the activities
  • Pack a picnic to enjoy in the grounds, or grab lunch and coffee at the Café
  • Don’t forget the camera
  • Wear enclosed footwear if you want to go on a tour of the active railway workshops
  • Free parking


Activity sheets


An Australian Christmas Steam Train (1374 KB) pdf document icon (1374 KB) pdf document icon

Sunday 8 December

Jingle those bells and blow those whistles for An Australian Christmas-time steam train journey from the Museum to Grandchester and back again to the Museum. Please note steam train ticket price does not include Museum entry.

Download the booking form for An Australian Christmas Steam Train (1374 KB) pdf document icon.


Event Details

07 December 2013 - 08 December 2013

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