60 SMITH STREET
CLEVELAND QLD 4163
(07) 3286 3494

KIDS AND FAMILIES

Watch your children explore and have fun learning how people lived, worked and played in the past

Helpful Information

The Museum has the following facilities available:

Pushchair and wheelchair friendly

Baby change facility

Children’s play area and activity table

Comfortable seating

Air-conditioned wing

Wonderful things for kids to see and do

Marvel at unusual toys from the past.

Play with our interactive model railway.

Wind the handle and make calls on 100 year old telephones.

See our collection of 100 dolls in handmade costumes.

Climb aboard and ‘drive’ the Redlander railmotor.  Yes, it’s a real train!

See how children learned at school in the past.

See the stunning wall murals of strawberry fields, tree logging of 150 years ago, and a 1940’s local garage with a big red car on the hoist

School Holiday Workshops

Our popular School Holiday Activity Workshops are held days a week during the April, June and  September school holidays.

Kids and families have fun creating items such as Rocket launchers, Rubberband driven boats, 3D Solar Systems, Glow in the Dark carry bags and Beaded and Feathered hair extensions to name but a few.

Upcoming Events for Kids and Families

School Holiday Activities

A day in the life of a Blacksmith

28,29,30 June & 5,6,7 July 2022
Visit the Museum in the school holidays and attend our school holiday workshops. The children will have tons of fun with our ‘Blacksmith’ themed activities. We have a blacksmith trail throught the museum and demonstrations rom the blacksmiths. More information coming soon, so watch this space…

Switch on to Science

Celebrating National Science Week

Monday 8th August 2022 10.00am – 3.00pm
Have a great day of discovery exploring how thing work and the science that we all use every day. Save the day, tell your friends and stay tuned for more information coming soon…