Hunt for hidden treasures at one of the region’s many antique and second-hand stores. Whether it’s rare antiques, quirky retro items or collector’s pieces you’re after – there’s sure to be something for you.
Broken Books Antique Print Gallery and Custom Framing
Broken Books specialises in rare original prints from the 17th through to the early 20th Century. Antique and vintage prints are their speciality and look great in any space. In addition to their large collection of original antique prints, they specialise in the highest quality framing.
Address: Southtown Shopping Centre, 140 South Street, Toowoomba
Visit Broken Books’ website.
Open: Tuesday to Sunday, 9am – 4pm
An antique and collectable shop specialising in rare coins in the Toowoomba CBD
Address: 339 Ruthven Street, Toowoomba
Phone: 0409 272 620
Open: Wednesday to Friday, 10am – 4.30pm, most Saturdays 10am – 1pm
Goombungee Antiques and Country Wares / Café
Goombungee Antiques & Café offers a unique dining and shopping experience. Check out their range of antiques and country wares, with great coffee and meals on offer.
Address: 105 Mocatta Street, Goombungee
Visit Goombungee Antiques’ website.
Open: Thursday to Sunday, 10.30am – 4.30pm (Breakfast available Sunday, 8am – 10.30am)
Kinnear’s undertake the sale and conservation of early colonial furniture and selected country pieces for serious collectors and investors requiring antiques in original and patinated condition. A range of decorator items are featured in their online shop.
Address: 57 Brook St, Toowoomba
Visit Kinnear’s Antiques’ website.
Open: By appointment only
Lancaster’s Toowoomba Antique Centre
Located in the buzzing heritage railway and café area, drop into Lancaster’s Toowoomba Antique Centre and explore their diverse collection of treasures.
Address: 3 Railway Street, Toowoomba
Visit Lancaster’s Toowoomba Antique Centre’s website.
Open: Monday to Sunday, 10am – 5pm
Pickers on the Downs
A range of second-hand goods, changing regularly.
Address: 42 Neil Street, Toowoomba
Visit Pickers on the Downs website.
Open: Monday to Friday, 10am – 4pm, Saturday, 10am – 1pm
Founded by the Green family in 1987, Range Antiques is arguably the oldest established antique shop in Toowoomba. Jeremy and Pauline enjoy dealing in a diverse range of antiques: furniture, silver, fine porcelain, jewellery, art, rugs, fine boxes, lamps, glass and unusual collectable items.
Address: 1 Burke St, Toowoomba
Visit Range Antiques’ website.
Open: Wednesday to Friday 10am – 5pm, Saturday, 10am – 4pm. Closed public holidays. Please phone ahead to check they are open.
Roundabout Antiques (online business)
Dealing in antiques and collectables isn’t a hobby for Roundabout Antiques. It’s a fulltime profession, driven by lifelong learning. Their staff have have decades of experience in the antiques and collectables field.
Address: online business, based in Highfields, north of Toowoomba
Visit Roundabout Antiques’ website.
Located in beautiful Hampton, 32km northeast of Toowoomba. Pop in and discover a range of antique and retro finds including kerosene lamps, vinyl records, clocks, dolls and teddys and much more!
Address: 4 Wilkes Rd, Hampton QLD 4352
Visit Salts Antiques’ website.
Open: Saturday and Sunday, 10am – 4pm. Also open by appointment.
Searchers End second hand shop provides a wide range of secondhand goods, from white goods and furniture to collectable items and antiques.
Address: 228 North St, Toowoomba
Visit Searchers End’s website.
Open: Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm. Saturday, 9am – 3pm. Sunday, 10am – 2pm.
For personalised service and tips by friendly knowledgeable locals, be sure to drop into one of the local Visitor Information Centres or give them a call.