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Sensory Friendly Session: Day Out With Thomas

6 January 2024
17 January 2024

7:30am – 8:30am

Recommended for all families with children 0-5 years

Queensland Museum Rail Workshops


Adults $21
Concession/discounts $19
Child (3 - 15 years) $17
Family (2 adults + 2 kids) $68
Additional children  $10
Under 3 and FOC Free

Are you ready to get colourful? Thomas The Tank Engine, everyone’s favourite #1 blue engine is heading to Queensland Museum Rail Workshops. For the first time ever, this day of colourful adventures will celebrate the magic and beauty of colour at Day Out With Thomas: The Colour Tour.

For these very special sensory friendly sessions we will turn the sound down and create an engaging and fun space that children with sensory processing difficulties can share with their families and carers. Numbers are limited.

Let’s get colourful on a railway adventure!

To help with your adventure, you can download our day planner 

Things to see and do

  • Meet Thomas the Tank Engine and Sir Topham Hatt in person.
  • Find Thomas and friends around the museum and be rewarded.
  • Enjoy carnival rides and face painting.
  • Dive into the Thomas play pit, including wooden track building.
  • Find the hidden Thomas trains on the huge model railway.
  • Take a break and watch a Thomas movie.
  • Get crafty with Thomas activities including colouring-in, arts and crafts.
  • Let off steam in the indoor adventure playground and expansive grounds.
  • Catch Sir Topham Hatt performing live with Thomas the Tank Engine.


For patrons requiring special needs access, please visit our accessibility page.

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