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


Minister Scullion & Minister Truss visit us!

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion and Deputy Prime Minister and local member Warren Truss visited us on Friday. They visited a few place   → View item

“Many Threads” Women’s Workshop

Over 20 people attended a two-day Women’s workshop run by the Ration Shed . The “Many Threads” workshops was about connection, frien   → View item


It was a cold misty morning when Sandra Morgan came down to open the gate for George so he could start his fire for his camp oven cooking – cate   → View item

Opening of PLAY THE BALL – a Cherbourg Sports Exhibition

We began our Ration Shed NAIDOC celebrations up at the cemetery with the unveiling of a tombstone to commemorate  one of Cherbourg’s great sport   → View item

Play the Ball Exhibition – the story of sport in Cherbourg

EXHIBITION TO OPEN DURING NAIDOC – Launch on 7th July; Public opening 8th July, in the Boys’ Dormitory building. <> Play the Ball is   → View item

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