The Ration Shed Museum

Operating Guidelines at the Ration Shed Museum as at 6th July 2020

Visits are by appointment only. Please phone ahead on 4169 5753 or email at to book. A member of our team will be in contact with you to confirm your booking.

All visitors to the Historical Precinct are required to sign in using the Qld Gov Check In app before entering our buildings.

A maximum of 30 people are allowed within the Precinct at any given time.

Some of our rooms / spaces will have specific limits of people allowed. These will be clearly signed. We ask that visitors comply with these directions and practice 1.5m social distancing to keep everyone safe.

As per Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council recommendations, we currently aren’t able to accept visitors who usually reside interstate or who have recently travelled outside of Queensland.

Ration Shed Museum


“Boys From Barambah” – Our Black Diggers from WW1

On the Tuesday the 21st of April, a yearlong project finally came to fruition and we launched “The Boys from Barambah” project. “The Boys from Baramba   → View item

Many Threads workshops for young girls

During the Easter Holidays we held a two day yarning and craft workshop for young girls which was called “Trash to Fashion”. The workshop   → View item

Apology Event

On the 24 February we celebrated the Apology at the Ration Shed Museum. The event was held in the Boys Dormitory. Elder, Ada Simpson from the Ration S   → View item

Many Threads – Deadly Pink Ribbon Event

The Many Threads group has been running for two years. There is a core group of 15 women that meet in the Boys Dormitory every Wednesday to yarn, sew   → View item

Remembrance Day at the Ration Shed

On the 11th of November we celebrated Remembrance Day at the Ration Shed – remembering our Black Diggers – our Boys from Barambah, who enlisted for Wo   → View item

Come on a tour to the Ration Shed Museum

A wonderful opportunity to visit the Ration Shed Museum and have fun. Join us this Saturday the 8th November. Hear the stories from Elders on the bus,   → View item

Golden Oldies a great success.

The Theme for this years Golden Oldies was the 1920’s! It was a wonderful event and there were some deadly ladies and gents in 20’s costum   → View item

Ration Shed’s 10th Anniversary Celebrations

On Friday 31st October, the Ration Shed celebrated its 10th anniversary. We began our celebrations with a Welcome to Country and a welcome from our Ch   → View item

DPC5790 QRA2018 Recognition Marks for nominees Square - winner