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


Many Threads organise International Women’s Day event

The Many Threads group organised a special celebration for International Women’s Day on the 9th of March. The room was decorated with purple and   → View item

Laurie Nilsen runs art workshop in Cherbourg

The Cherbourg Yidding artists were fortunate to be able to participate in a wonderful workshop run by well-known Indigenous artists Laurie Nilsen. Lau   → View item

Golden Oldies 25th!

Every year some of the Ration Shed team work hard to organise the Cherbourg “Golden Oldies”. Golden Oldies is for the over-50s. It was started 25 year   → View item

Remembering the DOMO Girls

In 2013 we made a film about the Boys Dormitory system in Cherbourg called “The Domo Boys”. Many people encouraged us to also make a film and honour t   → View item

Mosaic Workshop a hit!

At the end of our Mosaic workshop, the Many Threads knitters and sewers, vowed to put down their needles and focus solely on mosaicking for the rest o   → View item

Thumbs up for our NAIDOC celebration!

NAIDOC celebrations at the Ration Shed Museum on the 7th of July were the best yet. We were set on exploring the NAIDOC theme for 2015 – “We all   → View item

Winners of the John Oxley Library Community History Award

The Ration Shed Museum was one of the winners of the 2015 Queensland Memory Awards, presented at an awards ceremony at State Library Queensland on the   → View item

2015 Reconciliation Fun Run – a great success!

This year over 400 runners and walkers participated in the 7km Ration Shed’s Reconciliation Fun Run from Murgon to Cherbourg. The event aimed to bring   → View item

DPC5790 QRA2018 Recognition Marks for nominees Square - winner