On the Tracks - Guided Tour

Discover early Tasmanian transport from bicycles and carriages to early automobiles and planes.

Unlock the past as we explore our train collection and the railway workshop where locomotives were built here in Launceston.

Suitable for

Year 1-3

Curriculum links


How changing technology affected people's lives (at home and in the ways they worked, travelled, communicated and played in the past) ACHASSK046

How the community has changed and remained the same over time and the role that people of diverse backgrounds have played in the development and character of the local community (ACHASSK063)

2022 Curriculum

  • Year 1 HASS:

    Continuity and change between aspects of their daily lives and their parents’ and grandparents’ childhoods (AC9HS1K02).

  • Year 2 HASS:

    How technological developments changed people’s lives at home, and in the ways they worked, travelled and communicated (AC9HS2K02).

  • Year 3 HASS:

    Causes and effects of changes to the local community, and how people who may be from diverse backgrounds have contributed to these changes (AC9HS3K01).

Session type

Guided tour


$4 per student


30-45 minutes


Museum at Inveresk