Cooneana Heritage Centre (detail). Photo: Sandi Jones.

Cooneana Heritage Centre

Cooneana Heritage Centre is the home of the Ipswich Historical Society, together with the Ipswich Genealogical Society; the Spinners, Weavers, Fabric Artisans of Ipswich; the Qld Historical Motorcycle Club; the Ipswich Mini Crafters and the Queensland Metal Artisans Collective.

Useful information

1041 Redbank Plains Road, New Chum, QLD


Gift shop
Disabled access
Accessible toilets
Guided tours by request

Opening hours

Thursday10am – 2pm
Friday10am – 2pm
Saturday10am – 2pm
Sunday10am – 2pm
(2nd & 4th of the month, March – November)

More information about Cooneana Heritage Centre

The Historical Society museum displays are located in Cooneana Homestead (1868) and the Rhondda Collieries building (1976). We exhibit coal mining machinery, videos and displays of mining tools and equipment, and we have a working blacksmith shop. The varied cultural, industrial and architectural aspects of Ipswich are the focus of our museum.

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