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The Workshops Rail Museum

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All aboard for a wholly interactive authentic heritage and cultural experience located at Australia’s oldest railway workshops still in operation.
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
North Street, Ipswich, Queensland 4305, Australia
+61 7 3432 5100
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I took my grandson to the museum to see the trains. The interactive display of the diesel and the bullet train was his favorite of the entire day. He loved loading the truck with the foam blocks. What a great place to take the little...More

Thank Sandy G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Museum is a credit to all. It's a very special experience indeed! But it's not a tourist theme park, which off course is its charm, its a quiet place that offers much on many levels. Obvioulsy the train buff, but great interest to the...More

Thank Lizpeterv11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like trains, architecture or history you'll find something to enjoy here. We did the tour to get access to the working part of the rail yards and felt that was really worthwhile as it didn't go on for more than 30 mins but...More

Thank MelbourneKaz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Do not go past paying the worshops a visit or return visits. The very young are in awe of the mighty engine of yesteryear as are the not so young grandpas. Located close to city centre and recommended for the whole family young and old.

Thank Katrina W
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I lived behind museum. I took my grandson nearly every day and weekends at times from 0ne and half yrs old. Till 12 on and off. Then i moved. Im back again. His been in papers twice at 2yrs old with thomas train and managers....More

Thank Carol K
Reviewed 27 August 2018

you dont need to be a kid to love this wonderful museum , go visit and soak up the amazing old trains and the people who kept them going

Thank pussinpurpleboots
Reviewed 26 July 2018

I went with my 2year old great nephew and great niece to see Thomas the Tank Engine. I had no high expectations of the day. As the twins are under 3 years everything was free for them. Thomas and Douglas engines were of some interest...More

Thank Norma31
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Went with our 3 boys aged 9, 7 & 2. We went during school holidays and they had tge day out with thomas theme happening. In terms of a place to take the kids, i would highly recommend this place. Its very interactive and for...More

Thank cheero
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Plenty to do for the kids: colouring, puzzles, train sets to play with for all ages, and of course Thomas and friends. There is also a nice little playground area with trikes, if you can get them! There is also a mini train you can...More

Thank Bevin W
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Great display of Queensland Locos... Train simulators let you drive a Diesel Train or even the mighty Tilt Train... great model train display... food cafe on site... a terrific place for young & old .. well worth a visit

Thank Michael B
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