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Highfields Pioneer Heritage Village

Highfield Pioneer Heritage Village is a unique and idyllic little patch of Australian history, with a series of gorgeous relics into the past which have been kept in perfect condition. Learn about and explore the heritage chapel, Southern Cross Museum, Transport Museum, Toowoomba Fire Brigade Museum and Ambulance Museum. After exploring, sit down and enjoy some billy tea with a damper!

Useful information

73 Wirraglen Road, Highfields, QLD


Café / refreshments
Disabled access
Accessible toilets
Guided tours by request

Opening hours

Monday10am – 4pm
Tuesday10am – 4pm
Wednesday10am – 4pm
Thursday10am – 4pm
Friday10am – 4pm
Saturday10am – 1pm
Sunday10am – 1pm

More information about Highfield Pioneer Village…

Heritage Chapel – built in 1909 is available for weddings and christenings of all denominations.

Southern Cross Museum featuring products made by the Toowoomba Foundry including the Southern Cross Windmills.

Transport Museum featuring vehicles from a bygone era and the James Macdonald Cycle Collection including Dandy horses, velocipedes, safety bicycles and penny farthings.

Toowoomba Fire Brigade Museum houses an historic collection of memorabilia, documenting the story of the people who have worked every day to keep us safe from fires since 1877.

Ambulance Museum telling the story of Ambulance Services in Queensland including first aid equipment from WWI.

Village Silversmith combining modern ways with old school jewellery making techniques.

The Toyshop featuring handmade kinetic wooden pioneer toys.

Slab Cottage – see what life was like for the Pioneers as you wander through this faithfully restored slab cottage built in 1900.

Authentic damper and billy tea available everyday! Bookings required for groups of over 10 people

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