National Science Week

Celebrate National Science Week at The Workshops Rail Museum. Special activities and workshops offered from 11-19 August 2018.


STEM Stations (for Schools)

Test your skill at the Museum's STEM Stations. How fast can you problem solve at these hands-on engineering activity stations?

STEM challenges are free and bookings are essential. Activities run on 13-14 & 16-17 August.


Shapeshifters: 3D Printing the Future

Explore how 3D printing is changing design and see artist creations including jewellery, furniture and fashion.

Included with Museum entry.

WORKSHOPS (11, 12 & 18 August)

Discover 3D printing in these hands-on one hour introduction workshops.

11 August - Multiple sessions

Additional fees apply.

3D Printing Immersion (Sold out)

Participants will be introduced to CAD and the 3D Print Cycle. Learn how to model designs in 3D CAD software and then print them out.

12 August - Multiple sessions

Additional fees apply.

Build an Electric Car (Fully Booked)

Participants will design and build their own cart-sized electric car. Suitable for ages 7-12 years.

18 August - 10am, 11:30am & 1pm

Free. Bookings are essential.


Electric Car Rally

Get into gear and see what the future holds in electric vehicle technology.

18 August - 10am-2pm

Free entry. Museum entry additional.

This program is run with support from Inspiring Australia for National Science Week.

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