Thomas the Tank Engine is a children's classic character that has stood the test of time and seems to only get more and more popular over the years as toddlers and young children become engrossed in the daily adventures of Thomas and his locomotive friends.
Do you have a Thomas fan in the family? If so, then we have got the perfect day trip out for you!
WHAT? Day out with Thomas gives kids the chance to meet some of their favourite Thomas and Friends characters such as the Fat Controller, Trevor the Tractor Engine and George the Steamroller as well as the main event, Thomas the Tank Engine.
There will be a number of interactive activities going on during the day including Thomas crafts, games and puzzles, story time with the Fat Controller, Thomas hide and seek on the model railway and even the chance to take a trip on the famous blue steam engine himself.
Once kids have got through the large list of activities on offer they can either kick back and watch their favourite episodes, dive into the Thomas play pit or burn off even more energy on the indoor adventure playground.
WHERE? The Workshops Rail Museum is located on North Street in Ipswich and is a well loved Brisbane attraction that is perfect for every member of the family. As well as visiting Thomas on the day, cost of entry into the museum also allows you to view their 15 other exhibitions, take a look at the famous model rail way and even experience what it's like to drive a train yourself on the life like simulator.
WHEN? The event begins on Boxing day and takes place right up until the 26th January 2017, everyday between the hours of 9.30am - 4pm.
Cost of Entry? $63 for a family ticket (2 adults and up to 2 children)
Good to know:
You can easily spend a whole day at the museum however the website advises you to allow at least 3 hours to fully enjoy the activities and exhibitions available.
You can purchase food and drink from the on site cafe however you are welcome to pack a picnic on the day to enjoy within the grounds.
You must wear fully enclosed shoes in order to be allowed entry into all exhibitions.