Located on Denison Street between Archer and Cambridge Streets, the museum features a restored Purrey Steam Tram, incorporating parts of one of the original nine tramcars and six trailers that operated in Rockhampton (1909 to 1939).
Built in the 1890’s, the museum can boast its true heritage with its renovated classic trains. With its state-of-the-art digital soundscape and life-like mannequins to take you back to World War II times. It is wheelchair accessible, has a tea room and plenty of parking (including buses).
Merchandise, light refreshments, soft drinks and water are available for purchase.
To keep you safe, we have updated our conditions of entry in line with COVID19 restrictions:
Please ensure you are fully informed of Queensland Government requirements for entry into any government museum.
As of 17/12/2021, the Queensland Public Health and Social Measures include that unvaccinated people will be unable to enter Queensland Government Museums.
We will be following all Government Guidelines – as they change – into the future.
Please note that we have our Covid-19 Safe Plan in place for all our visitors and staff.
QR Code Check in or Contact information is required for all visitors upon entry.
If you are unwell, we ask you not to enter and to please come back when you are feeling better.
We’ll have signage and alcohol-based hand sanitiser available to help you to practice social distancing and good hygiene.
Please follow the directions of our friendly staff. They are here to help and keep you safe