Cooneana Heritage Centre, 1041 Redbank Plains Road New Chum

Families will enjoy old-fashioned games together and a Back in Time experience at Cooneana Heritage Centre on the Ipswich Historical Society’s Family Fun Day.
Challenge your family to a game – hopscotch, hoopla-hoop, croquet, skipping or quoits.
Revisit education of yesteryear in the old schoolroom with our Schoolmarm.
Find out how food was prepared and cooked in the old homestead kitchen.
See how clothing was made with the Spinners, Weavers and Fibre Artisans of Ipswich.
Watch the Blacksmiths ply their trade.
Enjoy some craft activities together.
Who can shovel the most coal into a wheelbarrow in the fastest time? Coal miners did this for many years. You can see the only coal mining exhibits in S.E. Queensland.
Check out the museum too!

Please bring your own bottles of water and wear closed shoes and a hat.
You are welcome to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy in the grounds.
Discounts apply for:
two adults with two or three children
one adult with three or four children.

Covid Safe social distancing applies. Volunteers will be cleaning regularly as you play, so please be patient if you have to wait a little while.