Cooneana Heritage Centre, 1041 Redbank Plains Road New Chum

Explore the past and delight in activities that your grandparents and great-grandparents enjoyed. Spend Sunday as a family and explore your local history. See the blacksmiths in action, creating magnificent metal trinkets. See your youngsters delight in a carousel ride from fairgrounds of old. Learn to weave with the Spinners, Weavers, Fibre Artisans of Ipswich, make a peg doll, or a collage. See all the displays in our museums or on the grass. Experience your grandparents’ education in the old schoolroom. Find out how to search your family history with the Genealogical Society.
Check out the veteran and classic motorcycles from the Historical Motorcycle Club. Do the washing in a tub and learn to draw as ladies of the past did. Make damper on the fire and create delicious butter to enjoy with your damper. Compete in old fashioned sack races, play tic tac toe and learn to stilt walk. Enjoy a sizzling sausage for lunch and a cold drink, coffee or tea.