The Workshops Rail Museum
Tourism - North Ipswich, QLD
The Workshops Rail Museum located in North Ipswich, love sharing the rail story, from family holidays to having a child that's mad about trains, we all have a connection to rail.
The Workshops Rail Museum, part of the Queensland Museum, is the winner of Australian and Queensland Tourism Awards for Heritage & Cultural Tourism. The Staff at The Workshops Rail Museum have been trained in Sustainable Work Practices with EC3 Global.
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 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 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.
For inquiries, don't hesitate to call The Workshops Rail Museum today!