The Workshops Rail Museum Tour

Ipswich, Brisbane Region

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    The Workshops Rail Museum, a new generation, is a wholly interactive Museum located at the historic site of the oldest railway workshops in Australia still in operation. Includes entry, tour of either Blacksmith or Steam Shop, lunch tray and a memento of your visit.

    Why You'll Love This

    What's Included?

      The Workshops Rail Museum, part of the Queensland Museum, is winner of Australian and Queensland Tourism Awards for Heritage & Cultural Tourism. Activity Highlights: 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 over 140 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 15 hands-on exhibitions with real locomotives and carriages Largest model railway of Queensland Diesel and Tilt Train simulators Australias oldest working steam locomotive Huge Nippers Railway adventures playground for kids Whats Included: Museum entry Heritage Railway Workshops Tour Lunch tray from the Trackside Cafe Memento of your visit .

      On the Day

      Session Length

      Around 2.5 to 3.5 hours. Open Daily 9:30am to 5:00pm. Closed Good Friday, ANZAC Day and Christmas Day.

      Numbers on the Day

      The Museum is open to the public and visitor numbers vary.

      Dress Code

      Enclosed footwear is required for a Heritage Railway Workshops Tour (it’s an active site!).