1041 Redbank Plains Road‚ New Chum

Come along to our Family Fun Day for Horses to Horsepower at Cooneana Heritage Centre and explore the grounds and buildings.

Cooneana Heritage Centre houses six architecturally significant buildings dating from the 1860s to the1970s. The complex is home to the only specialised coal mining museum in the Ipswich area, as well as a general museum of maps, photographs, artefacts and displays depicting Ipswich’s rich history.  A WW1 exhibit entitled “Ipswich at War and the Home Front 1914 – 1918” highlights the region’s military links. A comprehensive research library with professional librarians is available to assist with your information needs.

Come along and enjoy the various displays:

  • Vintage and Veteran Cars
  • Horse-drawn vehicles
  • Clydesdale horse
  • Classic Motorcycles
  • Blacksmithing
  • Displays and Exhibits
  • Food
  • Coffee van
  • Games
  • Imbibis Distillery
  • Koala Protection Society
  • Trackless Train rides and Heritage Bus rides both included in tickets

Don’t forget to visit the Spinners, Weavers, Fibre Artisans of Ipswich and the Ipswich Genealogical Society

There will be things to see and do with live demonstrations – bring along a picnic and stay a little longer!

When: Sunday 23rd June 2024
Time: 9am to 2pm
Where: Cooneana Heritage Centre, 1041 Redbank Plains Road, New Chum QLD 4303.
Cost: Adults $7.50, Children $5, Family (up to 4 children) $25

For more information contact the Ipswich Historical Society directly at:

For booking enquiries and face to face bookings, please contact the Ipswich Visitor Information Centre at:
14 Queen Victoria Parade, Ipswich QLD 4305
Telephone: 07 3281 0555
Email: [email protected]

  • Carpark
  • Family Friendly
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet

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