Mugshots from the Roaring Twenties

15 Sep 2018 – 24 Feb 2019

24 September to 5 October 2018 (all activities Mon - Fri, some activities Sat 29 & Sun 30 September)
Drop in between 10am and 2pm
The Workshops Rail Museum
Included with Museum admission

These holidays, follow the clues to explore fun activities for school aged children and their families! Don't forget to bring your camera and share your day (#theworkshopsrailmuseum).

Get creative with our detective, photography and 1920s themed activities which celebrate the exhibition, Underworld: Mugshots from the Roaring Twenties.

Have a giggle playing with faces, photos and felons! Learn about collecting evidence to catch a crook.

Activities include:

  • Grab a map on arrival. "X" marks the spot. Follow the clues to find a range of activities throughout the Museum.
  • Explore optical illusions, create images with light and collect evidence.
  • Experiment with sunlight photography in our Wednesday Workshops.
  • Create police composite faces to add to our Wanted Wall.
  • View vintage 3-D photos or put on a costumes and create your own mugshot.
  • Make a simple disguise to take home.
  • Ages: Suitable for ages 6 and above.


Miniature Train Rides:

Take a miniature train ride around the Museum grounds.
Train operates 10am to 12noon and 1pm to 3pm daily. Additional charges apply.