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Cobb+Co Museum

27 Lindsay St, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
+61 7 4659 4900
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Such history !!

We were fascinated by the old horse drawn vehicles made more authentic by the horse models ... we... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Joanne N
Kempsey, Australia
Happy camper

Very interesting, staff were friendly, the cafe meal was good, lots of people not visiting the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Albury, Australia
via mobile
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Toowoomba's must-see tourist destination! Part of the Queensland Museum Network and home to the National Carriage Collection, 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 power to the test in the Energy for Life Discovery Centre and explore how your body uses and stores energy and how we can use energy more sustainably. The kids will love stepping back in time to play in The Coach Stop play area. Watch them become shop attendants in the old Museum General Store, dress them up in old fashion clothes or give them a ride on the life-sized replica horse. Get your hands on history with a variety of heritage workshops with one to five day workshops suited from beginner to expert. Experience the satisfaction of learning a traditional skill and creating something beautiful yet functional by hand. Take a break in Cobb's Coffee Shop and try Toowoomba's best scones! Located a just short walk across from Toowoomba's iconic Queens Park. Museum admission is free for Toowoomba Regional Council residents with proof of residency.
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  • Average6%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
27 Lindsay St, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
+61 7 4659 4900
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were fascinated by the old horse drawn vehicles made more authentic by the horse models ... we spent quite a long time looking at each exhibit. I was able to finally see what a sulky looked like as my Great Grandfather used to build...More

Thank Joanne N
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very interesting, staff were friendly, the cafe meal was good, lots of people not visiting the museum were coming in and purchasing lunch. Well worth a visit

Thank sue_steve1956
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place came highly recommended to us and did not disappoint. It is a really well laid out step back in time with many static displays. Certainly bought back some great memories of our childhoods. The cafe and gift shop were great too.

Thank Bev S
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a local I've been a few times and it's pretty much the same every time. The first time you go is quite interesting for maybe an hour but it's the same the second, third, fourth time. I don't think anything other than the colouring...More

Thank MadeInOz
Reviewed 1 week ago

With a little uncertainty about the wisdom of spending an afternoon in what appeared to be a very specialised museum, we were quite pleasantly surprised. The museum is well set out, with details of early transport in the Australian colony that is really quite fascinating....More

Thank David W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cobb and co is a wonderful and interesting place to visit. Not only do they have a great and varied museum, the café and gift shop are also worth a visit just on their own.

Thank leedk2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in Toowoomba looking after my Daughter for a week.....and thought I have to go to the Cobb & Co Museum...which I believe is Toowoomba's greatest asset. The Museum was well set out...showing all the different horse drawn coaches, carts, and passenger coaches. The...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting museum, lots to see, a very interesting part of our history. If your visiting Toowoomba it's a must see.

Thank Raymond M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting museum with great exhibits of early day travel. Also an interesting indigenous gallery.

Thank Robyn R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised at the well set out displays of carriages and local history at the Cobb and Co. museum in Toowoomba. Spacious and well lit with plenty of displays showing the history of the local people previous to European colonisation. And of course...More

Thank ShayneDoyle58
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9 December 2016|
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Response from manamiss | Reviewed this property |
I got in for $5 as it was late in the afternoon
9 December 2016|
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Response from CobbandCoMuseum | Property representative |
Hi there, Thank you to those who have helped out already. Toowoomba Regional Council residents also receive free entry. Cheers.