Summer Days at the Museum

Make the Museum your essential summer stop these school holidays!

Ideal for ages 3 – 10  + activities for under 3s

Make tracks to the Museum these summer school holidays for Summer Days at The Workshops Rail Museum.

Run away with the circus, see real life steam trains, diesel locomotives and more.

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

Buy tickets online or purchase at the door.

All aboard! First stop: Circus Train

Run away with the circus these school holidays and try your hand at juggling, hula loop, balance and more.

  • See the special exhibition Circus Train and hear the story of the circuses that travelled through Queensland by rail.
  • Practice your acrobatic skills in the Circus Camp zone, or hone your aim and hand eye coordination in a game of Bean Bag Toss, Crazy Quoits or Ballistic Bowls. 
  • Dress up as your favourite circus character or animal.
  • Head to the Museum's maker space Creation Station and create a pair of elephant ears or a clown's hat with puzzles and stories to read.

Next stop: Underworld: Mugshots from the Roaring Twenties

Something for the parents. Step back in time to the Roaring Twenties.

  • See 130 compelling mugshots taken by police between 1920-30.
  • Learn about the era, justice and photography, and snap a family mugshot at the selfie wall.

Final Destination: Train Simulators, Model Railway, Kids Adventure Playground plus more

Don't miss all the family train favourites:

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.
  • Free parking.

Annual Pass:

Become an Annual Pass holder for four school holidays of learning and fun.

Annual Pass holders receive 12 months of unlimited entry to the Museum and includes free access to four school holiday programs.

Become part of the Museum family and join today.


Event Details

15 December 2018 - 28 January 2019

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