We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cobb+Co Museum

27 Lindsay St, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
+61 7 4659 4900
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Engaging historic experience

Extensive selection of historic carriages and artefacts that was interesting and engaging for our... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Craig S
,
Brisbane, Australia
Rainy day visit

What a wonderful museum! At the time of our visit one of exhibitions was the 50th anniversary of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
GailGrafton
,
Grafton, Australia
via mobile
Read all 387 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
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.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“horse drawn” (12 reviews)
“coffee shop” (18 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
27 Lindsay St, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
CONTACT
Website
+61 7 4659 4900
Write a Review
Reviews (387)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

11 - 20 of 386 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Extensive selection of historic carriages and artefacts that was interesting and engaging for our teenagers on a cold rainy day. The entire display was really well done and really makes you feel like you've stepped back in time.

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful museum! At the time of our visit one of exhibitions was the 50th anniversary of Play School. It was lovely to see Big Ted, Humpty and Jemima. We thoroughly enjoyed watching the blacksmiths working and the Cobb and co display was very...More

Thank GailGrafton
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I took my son and his friend for a wonderful afternoon at Cobb & Co. We come here every time we do our annual trip to Toowoomba and there is always something of interest for the boys. This time they were particularly fascinated by the...More

Thank leithbrooke
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This is part of the history of the area. There are all sorts of carriages which were used by Cobb & co and there is a guide who will take you round and tell you the history of all the carriages.

1  Thank Janet D
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A wonderful lesson in Australian history brought to life in this interesting exhibit. Certainly worth a visit and stay on for a good coffee and snack at the coffee shop. Cobb & Co also has a really good Gift Shop with excellent merchandise at reasonable...More

Thank _lorraineb5151
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Every Australian should visit this museum! The historical displays are really well designed and informative. The Cobb & Co stage coach range and collection is extensive. A visit will help you appreciate the importance of transport in developing our vast country and the hardships our...More

Thank TumbleweedsTraveller
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

A very interesting history of Australia at thus museum with great displays of early horse drawn vehicles and a workshop capable of making many of the associated equipment suck as wood turning saddlery blacksmithing. Staff were very helpful and interested to share their knowledge.

Thank Clara N
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Around $25 for coffee and a large basic meal. Very enjoyable but not a huge menu and fairly limited gluten free options; the cafe is more of an addition to the museum which adds somewhere very pleasant and refreshing to recharge your body after a...More

Thank Eaglerider53
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a great cup of coffee after I surveyed the excellent exhibitions on show. I especially liked the great display of blacksmith creations. I bought a wonderful letter opener. Superbly organised!

Thank DACCLES
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We visited Cobb and Co for lunch with friend. We had a nice cafe style lunch (steak sandwich for me) and there was no compliants. They also serve beer and wine which was good. We sat in the sun outside whilst the children played and...More

Thank Georgie C
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
El Attar Middle Eastern Grill
220 reviews
1.01 km away
Cafe Valetta
291 reviews
.81 km away
Park House Cafe
400 reviews
.80 km away
Fitzy’s
202 reviews
1.06 km away
Nearby Attractions
Queens Park
386 reviews
.28 km away
Empire Theatre
123 reviews
1.21 km away
St Luke's Anglican Church
39 reviews
1.59 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Sskeeta
9 December 2016|
Answer Show all 5 answers
Response from manamiss | Reviewed this property |
I got in for $5 as it was late in the afternoon
0
Votes
Sskeeta
9 December 2016|
Answer Show all 3 answers
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.
0
Votes