Attractions

The Toowoomba Region is the perfect getaway to relax, enjoy the fresh air and savour the history of our region. There are many historic buildings with a story to tell within our boundaries such as the Jondaryan Woolshed, and numerous natural attractions including stunning parks and country areas.

Wool classer
You'll love visiting the Jondaryan Woolshed, not just for the activities and demonstrations held at the heritage-listed museum which provide a fascinating insight into the woolshed's shearing background and pioneer history, but also for the delicious meals served with authentic country hospitality from the woolshed cafe. The Woolshed is also a popular wedding venue and offers the perfect relaxed rural location for your dream country wedding.   Location 264 Jondaryan-Evanslea Road,  ...
Kids in carriage at Cobb+Co
The world-class Cobb+Co Museum is part of the Queensland Museum Network and home to the National Carriage Collection. Come in to discover a variety of interactive displays, exhibits and heritage trade workshops. Immerse yourself in Toowoomba’s natural and cultural history and revisit an Australian transport era. Wander through the charming National Carriage Collection and discover how the 47 horse-drawn vehicles played an important role in the development of Queensland. Put your pow ...
The Darling Downs Zoo, Queensland's newest zoo, is located midway between Toowoomba and Warwick on the beautiful eastern Darling Downs. The privately owned zoo showcases animals from Africa, South America, South-east Asia and Australia.  The zoo offers a great family day out with an array of animal encounters on offer. As a visitor, you'll notice the animals are housed in appropriate social groupings and naturalistic themed habitats.   Location 21 Baines Rd, Pilton QLD 4 ...
The Drayton and Toowoomba Cemetery was established in the 19th century and is the final resting place of many of Toowoomba's original custodians and most prominent citizens. You can discover the meaning of certain headstones and gain personal insight in the richness of the lives of Toowoomba's early residents with a unique self-guided walk through the gravesites. The tombstone trails allow you to explore the rich and fascinating history of Toowoomba's early pioneers. A map ...
Toowoomba is home to many beautiful parks and gardens. Take the time to experience some of our feature parks. ...
Enjoy one of our many scenic and relaxing drives in the region. Experience 'Steele Rudd' country or enjoy a drive through many of the National Parks. There is a day trip to suit all tastes. Trip times indicated on the maps are driving times only and do not include stops along the way. Your country drive can start and finish at any point along the map. ...
Located in Toowoomba, the heritage listed Empire Theatre is the largest regional theatre in Australia. It is both an architectural showpiece and a vibrant home to the performing arts. The main stage and auditorium holds seating for over 1500 people. The state-of-the-art facility hosts plays, concerts and ballets which makes up part of a broad programme of entertainment. Tours of the theatre are also available. ...
Experience the art of our region by visiting a gallery or explore the spectacular First Coat street art of Queensland's largest outdoor gallery in Toowoomba. Public art galleries located in Toowoomba, Crows Nest and Goombungee house many permanent collections and host regular exhibitions. A number of private art galleries are also located in our region.   Alternatively, explore some of the antique stores located throughout many of the towns in the area. ...
Our region covers an area rich in Australia’s pioneering spirit. From the early 1800s, when explorers first set their eyes upon the fertile land, it was destined to become one of Australia’s rural heartlands. Our history has been preserved throughout the region in many of the historical locations and attractions. Take a drive or pull on your walking shoes and and step back in time to discover our diverse heritage. Related links Historical walks ...
Take a journey through time with the only road building museum in Australia. Explore the winding road throughout this unique museum with exhibits covering a diverse range of themes from Aboriginal pathways to modern construction. Cartoon characters and an interactive children's trail help teach kids about what has gone into making the 'black stuff' and if you love machinery, then you'll get a kick out of the maintained vehicles and road building ...
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