Entry to The Workshops Rail Museum will be free during Planes, Trains & Autos on Saturday 29 April at The Workshops Rail Museum.

History will come alive whilst exploring The Workshops Rail Museum. With hands-on exhibits, multi-media encounters and colourful stories coupled with huge locomotives and industrial machinery, there is something for the whole family.


  • Australia In Space – Blast off and explore how Australia is pushing the boundaries of science to the furthest reaches of outer space at this interactive, hands-on exhibition
  • The Spencer Project – Take a trip back in time to 1906 and see the amazing Spencer motorcycle, recreated with original parts while immersing yourself in local history
  • More than 15 larger than life exhibitions including the Sciencentre, huge model railway layout, train simulators and the Nippers Railway adventure playground for kids
  • Discover the amazing locomotives and carriages on display at the museum, including the A10 No6, Australia oldest working locomotive
  • Create your own paper planes and test fly them in our wind tunnels
  • Take a self-guided walking tour through parts of Queensland Rail’s extensive workshops and see how locomotives and carriages are built and maintained.

Event details

Saturday 29 April 2023


9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Workshops Rail Museum, North Ipswich


Adult $6

Concession $5

Child 3-15 years $5

Family (2 Adults + 3 Children) $20

Under 3 years Free (requires ticket)

Museum Members Free (no ticket required, show Annual Pass card at the gate)

Queensland Government


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