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Workshop Rail Museum Tickets

All aboard! The Workshops Rail Museum is a $20 million wholly interactive authentic heritage & cultural experience located at the birthplace of rail in QLD.
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General admission into the Museum
Train simulators
Huge model railway
Indoor adventure playground Nippers Railway
Tours of the Heritage Railways Workshops
Great for kids!

What you need to know

Explore The Workshops Rail Museum, an interactive and authentic heritage and cultural experience located at the home of Australia's oldest working railway workshop. An exciting adventure for kids and rail enthusiasts of all ages, the museum brings history to life with a range of hands-on exhibits, multi-media encounters and stories related to the steam locomotives and machinery. The museum is home to over 15 exhibits just waiting to be discovered explaining the role rail has played in our world.

Located a short drive from Brisbane in Ipswich, The Workshops Rail Museum, part of the Queensland Museum Network, is winner of Australian and Queensland Tourism Awards for Heritage & Cultural Tourism. The museum is open daily from 9:30am to 4pm and guests must wear closed in footwear to embark on the Heritage Railway Workshops Tour - a must-see for an exciting behind-the-scenes look at the operating workshop.

More info




  • General Admission into the Museum, which has more than 15 interactive exhibitions


  • Hotel transfers


  • Train simulators
  • Tours of the Heritage Railways Workshops
  • Huge model railway
  • Beautifully restored heritage locomotives and carriages
  • Indoor adventure playground Nippers Railway
  • Fun-filled school holiday event

Operating Hours

  • Open from 9.30am to 4pm 7 days a week. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, ANZAC Day and Good Friday


  • North Street, North Ipswich, QLD. The Museum is just 40 minutes by car from the centre of Brisbane

What To Bring

  • Enclosed footwear is required for a Heritage Railway Workshops Tour

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of entry
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

Important notice

Confirmation in the form of an e-voucher will be sent to your email at the time of purchase. Although we do our best to deliver it instantly, occasionally, this may take up to 6 hours for the e-voucher to be delivered. For any queries, please get in touch with us . We're always happy to help.