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  • St Annes Jondaryan Church

Six heritage listed churches in the Toowoomba Region

The Toowoomba Region is blessed with many beautiful historic churches, each offering a unique glimpse into the region’s spiritual history. Here are six churches listed on the State Heritage Register you can visit. St Anne’s Anglican Church, Jondaryan 56 Jondaryan Evanslea Road, Jondaryan – 45km north west of Toowoomba St Anne's is the earliest surviving church on the Downs ...

  • People sitting in old rail carriage at DownSteam Tourist Railway

Five Toowoomba Region railway enthusiast hot spots

Do you or someone in your family have a passion for railways and history? Check out these five amazing experiences available in the Toowoomba Region. DownsSteam Tourist Railway and Museum Come along for a family friendly day out to this impressive tourist railway and museum. See DownsSteam’s impressive collection of rolling stock, view their museum displays and take a ...

  • City Hall in Toowoomba CBD

Eight fascinating self-guided historic walks in Toowoomba

Learn the story of our beautiful heritage city by taking a leisurely stroll around its historic precincts. We have put together a summary of Toowoomba Regional Council’s eight self-guided historic walks of Toowoomba, developed by local historians. These are available in full online and include detailed maps, informative summaries of each site, historical photos and sketches of architectural details. ...

  • Royal Bulls Head Inn in Toowoomba

Toowoomba Region historic highlights

Unravel the history of the Darling Downs by visiting these seven unique historical sites across the Toowoomba Region. From ancient Aboriginal ceremonial sites to haunted inns built by ex-convicts and the oldest operating woolshed in Queensland, these locations will inspire you to discover the region’s rich heritage. Cobb+Co Museum Step back in time to the era of horse drawn ...

Six amazing aviation experiences in the Toowoomba Region

Do you have an aviation fanatic in the family or just looking for a fun day out? Check out these amazing aircraft experiences right here in the Toowoomba Region. Australian Army Flying Museum Located just 25 minutes from Toowoomba in the rural town of Oakey, this unique museum houses more than 20 aircraft flown by the Australian Army and ...

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