Museum on Wheels, aka the MoW, is a one-of-a-kind captivating and sensory-rich experience that travels throughout the Tweed Region and beyond. The mobile Museum is showcasing exciting and diverse exhibition displays and engaging workshops and activities, bringing the Museum to the community.
Lookout for the MoW bringing unforgettable experiences and exhibitions to different locations, festivals and events.
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Museum on Wheels is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW.
Museum on Wheels. Photographer: Dave Kan
Visit the MoW at the Murwillumbah Railway Station for the Northern Rivers Rail Trail Community Weekend and explore historic photographs of the Tweed Railway dating back to the early 1900's. The photographs, from the Tweed Regional Museum collection, capture the lives of local people and the railway stations that connected them along the Tweed Rail Trail, from Murwillumbah to Crabbes Creek.
But wait there is more! Embark on your Rail Trail journey with our specially designed Scavenger Hunt and uncover hidden stories with your family and friends. Also go in the running to win a $100 Fruit and Veg box generously donated by Bio Organic Farm!
Join us in celebrating the rich history and cultural influences of the Tweed Railway, as you experience the new Rail Trail and the beauty of the natural world around.
Suitable for ages.Location: Murwillumbah Railway Station, 284 Tweed Valley Way, South Murwillumbah NSW 2484Rail Trail map and information visit the website.
Visit the MoW at the Farmers' Market and enjoy a display inspired by Tweed Regional Museum's current Social Fabric exhibition of never before seen clothing from the collection. From the luxurious to the humble, these textiles weave together the Tweed's social fabric, telling stories of who we are, and how they have shaped our identity.
Explore beautiful images and video of clothing through the ages, look, touch and feel special garments from the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s, and for kids aged 3-8 there's a fun hands-on workshop.
Social Fabric Kids' Workshop9am - 9.45am
Dive into the world of fashion history and let your creativity run wild with a fun collage activity designed for children aged 3 to 8! Dress up your own person by piecing together different fashion prints to create a unique and fashionable look.
Workshop is suitable for 3-8 y/o
You can also go in the draw to win a $100 fruit and veg box kindly donated Murwillumbah Farmers' Market.