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The Workshops Rail Museum

May 15

About The Workshops Rail Museum

The Workshops Rail Museum was a site of construction, maintenance and technology for Queensland's booming rail industry. In its time over 200 steam locomotives were constructed here making it one-of-a-kind in Australia today! During WWII when 3 thousand people worked onsite making this state’s largest employer at that point - not even close to being done yet? Now after being renovated as an iconic museum with the oldest continually operating workshop still standing tall; visitors can come to see what life might have been like back then while learning more about our history along the way.

The rebirth of this site in 2002, coupled with Australia's oldest continually operating railway workshops made it a must visit by tourists from all around world who come to see what really goes on behind closed doors at Queensland’s iconic "The Workshop".

I can't think of a better way to spend your afternoon than at one, the Museum. With delicious food and engaging exhibits waiting for you in every corner it's impossible not be entertained!


Things to do in The Workshops Rail Museum

Queensland is known for many things, but the state’s most popular attraction has to be its museum. The Boiler Shop houses an impressive collection of heritage tours that detail everything from steam engines and carriages all way down through some model trains! You can even take part in special programs during winter school holidays like Day out with Thomas where kids get hands-on experience operating this amazing live landscape just outside town."

The Workshops Rail Museum is a must-visit for rail enthusiasts and history buffs alike. The museum houses an extensive collection of antique engines, carriages as well it's home to the oldest surviving steam crane in Australia! So if you're looking forward your kids or grandkids can have some awesome educational experience while learning about how we got here where they come from - all without leaving our block!!

The 'workshops'


One local company in Ipswich that is involved in this tourist attraction is;

Name: Ipswich Decking

Address: 7 Limestone Street, Ipswich QLD 

Telephone: (07) 3555 8933