Historic locations

There are numerous historic locations around our region, perfect for exploring and as using as a backdrop for a quality photograph. Learn about why and when these buildings were built and their use in the past.

children sitting on train
Throughout the City we have designated walks that take in some of our historic interest points. These include walks through Queens Park and surrounds, East Creek Park & Paddington Estate, Mort Estate, Caledonian Estate, Newtown, Russell Street; and our cultural ...
City Hall at night
Our region has a fascinating past, and locations of historical importance can still be visited in our country areas and our city. + - Pilton memorial hall Click to collapse Pilton Hall, erected in 1920 was the first Soldiers’ Memorial Hall in Australia. + - Bottle tree, Clifton Click ...
Queensland's first brewery was built in Toowoomba in 1867. By 1869, it was one of the largest breweries in the southern hemisphere. The brewery's original and official name was the Downs Brewery but came to be known as Perkins Brewery. ...
Pigotts was one of Toowoomba's largest retailers and a household word in a bygone era. Today, the Art Deco style of the Ruthven Street store still remains. M.D. Pigott set up a drapery business in Brisbane soon after arriving in Australia ...
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