The Workshops Rail Museum, part of the Queensland Museum Network, is winner of Australian and Queensland Tourism Awards for Heritage & Cultural Tourism.
All aboard for a wholly interactive authentic heritage and cultural experience located at Australia’s oldest railway workshops still in operation. Make history come alive with hands-on exhibits, multi-media encounters and colourful stories coupled with huge steam locomotives and massive industrial machinery.
Meet some true Aussie characters as you step into a real heritage railway workshop and see it in operation, just as it has been for 150 years. See genuine restoration of the Heritage Steam Train Fleet up close and hear living history from railway workers – plus a few tall stories!
Explore over 15 larger-than-life exhibits to discover the enormous impact rail has had on our lives, beautifully restored carriages, the largest model railway of beautiful Queensland, the future of rail and treasured icons including the Vice-Regal carriage and Australia’s oldest working steam locomotive.
Located at North Street, North Ipswich QLD, 4305.
The Workshops Rail Museum Day Out with Thomas: The Colour Tour
This fun-filled event with Thomas The Tank Engine will bring a splash of colour to your day!
The Workshops Rail Museum - General Admission
All aboard The Workshops Rail Museum for an eye-opening journey through the rail state’s history.
The Workshops Rail Museum Day Out with Thomas: Sensory Friendly Sessions
Meet Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends in these sensory friendly sessions.
The Workshops Rail Museum Breakfast with Sir Topham Hatt
Join Thomas the Tank Engine and Sir Topham Hatt for a buffet breakfast!
The Workshops Rail Museum Day Out with Thomas: Under the Stars!
Are you ready to get colourful? Join Thomas The Tank Engine and his friends for an evening of colourful adventures.