History & Heritage Trail Spring Bluff Railway Station — McCormack Drive, Murphys Creek Spring Bluff Railway Station is a heritage listed site located on the main line between Ipswich and Toowoomba. Enjoy 150 years of railway history and its beautifully landscaped gardens. Come for a picnic or dine at the café with your friends and family. DownsSteam Tourist Railway & Museum — 16 Cambooya Street, Drayton Wander through the old carriages set amongst the gorgeous prize-winning gardens and be sure to pay a visit to the ‘Dreamtime Journey Coach’ where you will find yourself surrounded by spectacularly colourful Indigenous art. OPEN: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday 9am to 3pm, entry by donation. The Royal Bull’s Head Inn — 59 Brisbane Street, Drayton Over recent years, this locally loved landmark has hosted many a paranormal investigator, each confirming that the historical building may have a few lodgers that have stuck around since the inn’s establishment in 1874. Definitely worth taking a look for yourself. OPEN: open to the public, first Sunday of every month from 10am to 4pm. Cobb+Co Museum — 27 Lindsay Street, Toowoomba The Cobb+Co Museum pays tribute to the famed Australian transport era with the country’s finest collection of horse-drawn carriages on display. The captivating displays, variety of handson workshops and the tempting café make it the perfect place to spend the day. OPEN: 9.30am to 4pm daily | Daily guided tours at 10.30am and 2.30pm Highfields Pioneer Village — 73 Wirraglen Road, Highfields Just a short drive north of Toowoomba, you will find the Highfields Pioneer Village, home to a unique collection of buildings and relics honouring our Australian pioneering history. For the kids, there’s even a miniature steam train that operates on certain days. OPEN: 10am to 4pm daily. Our Tip: Check out The Chocolate Cottage Cafe on the New England Highway for coffee or a delicious meal on the Village Green. Tomb Stone Trails — Cnr Anzac Avenue and South Street, Toowoomba The Drayton and Toowoomba Cemetery was established in the 19th century and is the final resting place of many of Toowoomba’s original custodians. Gain insight in the richness of the lives of Toowoomba’s earliest residents with a unique self-guided walk through the gravesites, available from the Visitor’s Information Centre, James Street, Toowoomba. Inbound — Toowoomba Railway Station, Railway Street For over 120 years, the Railway Refreshment Rooms have graced the Toowoomba Railway Station. Today, you can enjoy dining within these very rooms at Inbound. Situated in the railway precinct in the state-listed heritage station building. TOOWOOMBA & SURROUNDS VISITORS GUIDE 2019
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