Our visit as a school information is designed to assist teachers with booking their visit.
Recommended for all ages
Explore how Rail in Queensland has shaped the development of towns and industries, created opportunities for travel and connected the city and the bush.
Since the opening of the first line in 1865, railways have been an important part of Queensland life.
Rail shaped the development of towns and industries, created opportunities for travel, and greatly improved communication.
In a state as vast as Queensland, the rail network was vital in overcoming the tyranny of distance. The rail connected the bush to the city and the city to the bush.
Come and explore how rail has influenced the life of Queenslanders.
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Plan your visit to The Workshops Rail Museum, located in Ipswich.
Located in Ipswich, The Workshops Rail Museum is easily accessible by car or on public transport.
Accessibility and sensory information to help you plan your visit to The Workshops Rail Museum.
Step aboard a recreated Tilt Train and learn how the ‘Maglev’ trains reach speeds of 550kph.
Explore the 90m² Queensland Model Railway depicting scenes from across the region and the different services provided.