The Workshops Rail Museum will be re-opening to the public from 15 June, find out more information here.

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. Get hands on with Under Construction, explore 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.

Under Construction!Under Construction

Get your hard hats on and create a masterpiece with LEGO and other construction systems. Design and build your own transport invention for the future.

When: Saturday 14 December to Tuesday 27 January
Times: 9.30am – 4pm
Age: Recommended 3-10 years with special activities for under 3s
Cost: Included in museum entry


Bush Mechanics - The ExhibitionBush Mechanics

Be inspired by the rough and ready inventiveness used to keep cars running in outback Australia, and try your hand at the 'nyurulypa' (tricks) with the outback simulator.

When: Now running until February 2020 
Times: 9.30am – 4pm
Age: All ages
Cost: Included in museum entry


SciencentreSciencentre

Unleash your inner scientist at the new Sciencentre. Follow your curiosity, ask questions, test your ideas and use your imagination in this fun and experience-rich environment. 

When: Now open
Times: 9.30am – 4pm
Age: All ages
Cost: Included in museum entry.


Train SimulatorsTrain Simulator

Step inside the diesel or tilt train simulators and see if you have what it takes to be a train driver!

When: Now open
Times: 9.30am – 4pm
Age: All ages
Cost: Included in museum entry


Model RailwayModel Railway

See the model railway layout of Queensland with more than 90m2 of model depicting iconic scenes from the state’s extensive rail network.

When: Now open
Times: 9.30am – 4pm
Age: All ages
Cost: Included in museum entry


Nippers RailwayNippers Railway

Climb aboard a kid-sized train and play being a train driver, move and control signals and boom gates at level crossings, sell tickets at central station, or chill out at the play tables and build your own network from the wooden railway sets.
 
When: Now open
Times: 9.30am – 4pm
Age: Recommended 2-10 years
Cost: Included in museum entry


Miniature Train RidesThe Workshops Rail Museum Land Train

All aboard from 27 December! Take a miniature train ride around the Museum grounds.

When: Friday 27 December to Tuesday 27 January
Times: 10am – 3pm
Age: All ages
Cost: $3 per ticket, or $10 for 4 tickets


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.

Event Details

Dates
14 December 2019 - 27 January 2020

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