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Picnics & parties

The ultimate train themed birthday party or picnic destination

We all know loads of kids who are obsessed with trains. Naturally that means the museum is a popular birthday party and picnic destination.


You can bring your own food and drinks to enjoy in the grounds of the museum and don't panic, we offer pass-outs if you need to pop out to the car to grab your goodies.

Birthday Parties

We've perfected the formula for fun so hosting your child's party here will be a piece of cake! Of course there's rail yards of birthday fun to be had at the museum so we've created a few fabulous train party options to choo choo choose from.

If you're interested in hosting a picnic or party at the museum, please do get in touch by calling (07) 3432 5100 or email

Alternatively, you can find out more on pricing and complete an enquiry form here for your Child's Birthday Party

To book go to the online booking form.

Venue Hire 

We have a variety of spectacular indoor and outdoor spaces available for your next function or event. Visit our Venue hire section for more information.



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