All visitors are required to wear a mask at The Workshops Rail Museum and Queensland Museum. Children under 12 years and people affected by a medical condition or disability are exempt. Learn more.

Museum Open Day

It's Free Entry on Museum Open Day!

Join in and explore more than 150 years of rail history at the Museum.

Hear The Workshops Whistle blown, take a rare look inside the historic Powerhouse and explore the Museum grounds.

Remembrance Day Ceremony

At 10:20am a Remembrance Day service will be held at The Workshops War Memorial. Visitors are encouraged to attend and observe one minute of silence at 11am.

Centenary of Armistice

At 11:45am a Centenary of Armistice service will commence. Visitors are encouraged to attend to commemorate the end of World War I 100 years ago.

BrisStyle Laneway Market

Explore BrisStyle's signature range of hand-made and one off market items.

Heritage Railway Workshops 

Take a self-guided walking tour of the Heritage Railway Workshops where the heritage steam train fleet is housed and see the Blacksmith Shop in action! 9:30am to 2:30pm.

Stay for lunch

Enjoy a meal at the Museum cafe or bring a picnic - the Museum grounds are yours to enjoy!

Don't miss the Museum's exhibitions

All Museum exhibitions are open 9:30am to 4pm. Don't miss the Museum's collection of genuine locomotives, big machinery, model railway and kids adventure playground.

And don't miss the special exhibitions Underworld: Mugshots from the Roaring Twenties and Glass Plates & Rail Justice. On at the Museum only for a limited time.

Your Museum Open Day planner:

  • Check our location

  • Plan to spend 3 hours+ to enjoy all the activities and exhibits

  • Pack a picnic and snacks to enjoy in the grounds, or buy lunch at the Cafe (note, food is not allowed inside the Museum)

  • Don’t forget the camera and tag us @theworkshopsrailmuseum #theworkshopsrailmuseum

  • Free parking

  • Remember to invite your friends and family

Event Details

11 November 2018, 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM

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