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The Workshop Rail Museum

by Sally Foster (follow)
A museum in Ipswich dedicated to all things train

There is no doubt that kids love trains. My son goes into conniptions every time a 'choo choo' goes past. So the idea of a museum dedicated to trains is amazing.

The Workshops Rail Museum in Ipswich, is an interactive heritage experience located at Australia’s oldest railway workshops. They have been in operation for 150 years and have some beautiful historic buildings.

Credit: The Workshops Facebook Page


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You can enjoy a guided tour through the workshops, and see people still working on the genuine restoration of the Heritage Steam Train Fleet. You will enjoy hearing living history from railway workers. Tours depart daily at 10:30 and 12 noon.

There are over 15 permanent exhibits to discover. These exhibits include restored carriages, the largest model railway of Queensland and Australia’s oldest working steam locomotive. There are plenty of fun and interactive activities for the kids to take part in.

Credit: The Workshops Facebook Page


If you go to the museum on a Sunday, you can also take part in Steam Train Sunday. This is where you can enjoy a train ride on an actual steam train and take a journey through yesteryear. Tickets are limited and there are conditions, so visit their website for more information.

Credit: The Workshops Facebook Page


You can spend a full day at the Workshops Rail Museum, but allow at least 3 hours. You can even bring a packed picnic lunch to enjoy on the museum grounds. If you feel like purchasing something, you can visit the Workshops' original canteen and enjoy coffee, cake or lunch.

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Opening Hours: Open daily 9:30am to 4pm

Location: North Street, North Ipswich and there is free parking

Prices: Adults $14.50, Concession $12.50, Child 3-15 $11.50 and children under 3 are Free. There are also annual and group passes available.

Good to know: You will need enclosed footwear if you are doing a workshops tour

More Information: Visit their website here

If you know of any other great museums throughout Brisbane, please let us know in the comments below. We would love to hear from you!




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