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The Workshops Rail Museum

North Street, Ipswich, Queensland 4305, Australia
+61 7 3432 5100
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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.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
North Street, Ipswich, Queensland 4305, Australia
+61 7 3432 5100
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We held our daughter's wedding reception at the museum - it was great. Staff were helpful and friendly. Food was excellent. The room (the Cafe) looked great. The photographer got photos of the bride and groom with the trains in the museum as well as...More

Thank traveller262
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Well, to quote my hubby "this place should be part of a university curriculum where students come here to see/learn first hand how exactly trains work." This museum is highly educational and full of rich history. It is very interesting to see real trains -...More

1  Thank JuniePoon
Reviewed 20 August 2017

A great piece of QLD Rail history, also contains a great library with many booklets dating back to the 1800's. Fun interactive activities for the kids as well.

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Took the family during a week day to the rail museum, our 3 year old son had a blast there was lots of activities for the kids to do and even I found myself learning somethings as well. Good trip out would recommend it

Thank Hayden T
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I have wanted to go here for a few years, so used my Grandson as the excuse ! We had a great day, lots to see & do, for both children and adults. History of QLD rail was well documented. Will revisit without the little...More

Thank Oldtable
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We went during the week, not during school holidays. It was very quiet, which meant we got to try everything out. Unfortunately, many of the exhibits did not work or not properly in any case, there was no "Fat Controller" show or other form of...More

Thank Mal W
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I love trains but my grandchildren love them more. What a great effort has been put into this to make it kid friendly. There is an awful lot of history here. Wonderful to see it captured and made hands on friendly. It's a must see...More

Thank specializedautoe2016
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We were greeted by 'The Fat Controller' while we waited to enter the grounds. What a lovely guy. Our little 3 year old grandson couldn't believe his luck. Inside, there's lots of hands on-kids can sit in the drivers seat & play with all the...More

Thank Colleen L
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Little Mr 4yo was so busy all day long. There are so many exhibits and activities and opportunities to engage, explore and just have fun, that he didn't have time for lunch until it was time to go home! The massive area with dozens of...More

Thank Paula M
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Visited this place with my 2 young sons. The elder one loves train. They even had Thomas the train exhibition at the time we visited. Many activities to keep the children and adults occupied. Love the train models, train simulator, train track building and opportunity...More

Thank VSundrram
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