The Ration Shed Museum

Operating Guidelines at the Ration Shed Museum as at 28th March 2022

Thanks for your patience everybody - we are happy to announce we are open to the public again - with a few precautions in place to keep everyone safe. All visitors are asked to phone and book an appointment before arriving, A maximum of 30 people visiting at any given time, A maximum of 8 people allowed in the Gift shop, Face masks must be worn within all areas of the Precinct. This is indoors and outdoors. Thanks for understanding, as we work together to keep our Elders and community safe. We will let you know when the situation changes

Ration Shed Museum


Elder Eric Law educates kids about local history.

A small P – 6 school situated approximately 20 minutes drive outside of Ipswich City Their school situated on Yuggera Country, have been utilizing res   → View item

Fun Run 2019

May 21, 2019 On May the 19th the Ration Shed held it’s 6th Reconciliation Fun Run from Murgon to Cherbourg. More than 500 walkers and runners took par   → View item

A Light Horse Brigade in Cherbourg?

The recent Centenary of Remembrance prompts many questions concerning the history of our Indigenous soldiers. The first question that many people ask   → View item

Golden Oldies Rock Cherbourg

Guests travelled from near and far to rock the Cherbourg Community Hall for the 2018 Golden Oldies event on Saturday 10 November. This year’s event wa   → View item

Weaving Women Get Together

The Many Threads sewing and craft group hosted a luncheon and tour at the Ration Shed Museum to mark the commencement of a second cultural exchange an   → View item

Wide Bay-Burnett Potters Association Annual Convention

The 2018 Wide Bay-Burnett Potters Association’s annual convention was held in Bundaberg over the weekend of 13–14 October. Approximately 80 members an   → View item

Many Threads Pink Ribbon High Tea

On 24 October the Many Threads ladies, led by Grace Bond, held a deadly Pink Ribbon High Tea to raise awareness for Breast Cancer and celebrate the li   → View item

Ration Shed Museum Closed 13–17 August

The Stronger Smarter Leadership Institute has booked the entire Ration Shed Museum for the week of 13–17 August 2018.  As result, we are closing the M   → View item

DPC5790 QRA2018 Recognition Marks for nominees Square - winner