The Workshop's Rail Museum

North Ipswich, QLD

Where are we going?

The Workshop's Rail Museum
North St
North Ipswich QLD 4305

7 3432 5100

What is there to do?

All aboard! It's time to head fill your family day out with interactive authentic, heritage and cultural experiences all within Australia's oldest railway workshops still in operation, the Workshop's Rail Museum!

Here, history can come alive for kids as they visit the hands-on exhibits, multi-media encounters and immerse themselves in colourful stories. Of course, at the museum there is also a huge steam locomotive collection too!

What's great about the exhibits at the Workshop's Rail Museum is kids can meet some true Aussie characters as they step into a real heritage railway workshop and see it in operation. It's exactly how it was 150 years ago! 

The 15 exhibits showcase the enormous impact that rail has had on the lives of all Australians. Kids can see up close the beautifully restored carriages, and even the largest model railways of Queensland. They can even explore treasured icons including Australia's oldest working steam locomotive!

The Workshops' Rail Museum also host a number of events across the year, including pop up fun, play and learn for the little ones, and Museum Open Day which offers FREE entry!

So why not spend your next family day out learning about Australia's fascinating locomotive history. The past will come back to life all around you, and it shows kids that history CAN be fun!

Do you choo choo choose the Workshop's Rail Museum? All aboard, the experience is about to begin!

How much does it cost?

Adults: $14.50

Children: $11.50 (Ages 3-15)

Free Under: 3 years

Family Deals: $44.50 for Family ((2 Adults and up to 4 Children)


Need a little extra help?

There are accessible bathrooms, armless seating is offered and wheelchairs are available for use within the Museum from Ticket Office. They are free of charge and subject to availability. Exhibition access is also accessible too


When can we go?

Open daily 9.30am - 4.00pm

Closed Good Friday, ANZAC Day, Christmas Day and Boxing Day


Any top tips?

Allow at least 3 hours to enjoy all of the activities

I’m Hungry!

There is a cafe on site where you can pick up delicious food and drinks! The cafe is open 9:30am - 4pm daily, but the hot food stops at 2:30pm

Healthy Eating

Why not pack a picnic and snacks are enjoy in the grounds? Take water too! - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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