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.

Teacher resources

The Workshops Rail Museum offers a range of resources, programs and activities to support teaching and learning across the curriculum for Museum visits and in-class activities. Inform your visit and learning activities with the following resources, publications and offers:

  • Arrange a FREE on-site visit to preview the Museum. You can also arrange a meeting with our Learning Officer on (07) 3432 5100. For free entry, just show your teacher ID and sign-up to our Education eNews. Entry prices apply for family members and accompanying guests.

  • Contact our Bookings Officer for more information or to request a visit. Schools participating in charged programs are invoiced post-visit.

  • Book in for a Museum educator-led school program (charges apply).

  • Access our free downloadable school excursion resources  as part of your visit.

  • Browse our  Teacher's Guide to The Workshops Rail Museum (4249 KB) (4249 KB) pdf document icon. This guide features images of spaces, themes, exhibition zones with suggested interactions for students. Teachers may use this guide to plan their own excursion documents.

  • Download our Museum Visitor Map to assist in organising your visit and wayfinding around the Museum.

  • Explore teacher notes for temporary travelling exhibitions, such as How Cities Work (closing 5 October 2020).

  • Access Queensland Museum Network learning resources across a range of learning areas and year levels.

  • The Workshops Rail Museum is a distribution centre for the acclaimed Queensland Museum Loans service. We have a range of kits available free of charge are changed each semester to suit class activities. Kits are also available to community groups (e.g. historical societies, nursing homes, preschools).

  • View the 2020 Queensland Museum Network Educational Experiences key dates (265 KB) (265 KB) pdf document icon and calendar (170 KB) (170 KB) pdf document icon for information about exhibitions, programs and resources available to you across the Queensland Museum Network.

  • Sign up for Education ENews to receive regular updates on Professional Development opportunities.