Bookings are essential to visit The Workshops Rail Museum. Find out more information here.

Science on Track - National Science Week

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

Buy your tickets at the door! Click here for prices

Things to see and do for the kids:

  • Test your skills and explore how science is used in everyday life in the Science Station Zone
  • Build and test your own creations in the Forces, Motion and Movement Laboratory
  • Check out the Don't try this at home Science Show, 10am to 11am weekdays

For schools:

  • Book a Machines Workshop
  • Explore the Museum with trails:
    • Simple Machines Push & Pull for year 2
    • Simple Machines Scavenger Hunt for year 4
    • Simple Machines Program for year 7
    • Science of Rail trail for years 6 – 8
    • Energy & Change for years 8 – 10
    • Physics for years 11 – 12
    • Science On Track Teacher Guide
    • P – 3 Curriculum links
    • Years 4 – 6 Curriculum links
    • Years 7 – 9 Curriculum links

For teachers

For more information on booking excursions click here


Fun for the whole family with Museum entry included:

  • Try driving a train on a simulator
  • Step back in Queensland time and explore the past
  • Take a guided tour of the active railway workshop (enclosed footwear required)
  • See different parts of Queensland in miniature at Model Railway

Your day out planner:

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

Event Details

13 August 2016 - 21 August 2016

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