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Blacksmithing Taster Heritage Workshops

Saturday 11 May or Sunday 12 May 2024

9am – 12pm or 1pm – 4pm

16 years and over

Queensland Museum Rail Workshops


$148.50 for Queensland Museum Rail Workshops Annual Pass holders. Pass to be presented upon entry.

Join heritage trade Blacksmiths Rob Scully and Wayne Schmidt for a lesson in the blacksmithing tent at Queensland Museum Rail Workshops. See demonstrations in drawing, upsetting, squaring, rounding, riveting and barley twisting. Get your hands dirty and make something special to take home.

Bookings are essential and the cost includes tuition and materials.

Places are limited so be quick to book!

You need to know

  • Participants must be 16 years and over.
  • Minimum numbers required.
  • There are no prerequisites to attend.
  • Bookings are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Bring bottled water.
  • Must wear closed in shoes, long sleeves and long pants.


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