The Ipswich Historical Society will hold Family Fun Days in 2021. Discover the Heritage Centre at your own leisure and see old world trades like blacksmithing and textile arts and craft with the spinners and weavers. Experience being in school back in the day and complete chores by doing the laundry and helping in the kitchen. Book ahead to secure your tickets. Bookings essential.
Back in Time Family Fun Day at Cooneana Heritage Centre 2021
Time: 9am to 2pm
Date: Sunday 11 April
Where: Cooneana Heritage Centre, 1041 Redbank Plains Road, New Chum, Qld. 4303
Contact: Ph: 07 3282 0358 E: [email protected]
Online bookings essential: Cost: $5.00 per person or $15.00 for families with up to 5 children. Heritage Bus ride $2.50 per person
Let the kids play, as your grandparents played with old world games: – hopscotch, skipping, knuckles, stilt walking, tug-of-war, hoops and croquet. Join in with the cook in the old-fashioned kitchen. Tour the museum and all the displays. Go to school with our School Ma’am (mind your manners!). Create a collage together or make yourselves a peg doll and delve into the industrial side and watch blacksmiths making tools and ornaments. And complete some chores by doing the washing with the laundry maid.
Visit the Historical Motorcycle Club, the Genealogical Society, and the Spinners, Weavers, Fibre Artisans of Ipswich. Marvel at the tiny scenes created by the Ipswich Mini Crafters.
Enjoy a Heritage Bus Tour of historic sites in the Blackstone area. The Heritage Bus, circa 1960s, will leave Cooneana Heritage Centre at 11am. Only one tour is offered as it takes approximately one and a half to two hours to stop at all the sites you will visit. Allow extra time to explore the Heritage Centre and, if you wish, bring a picnic lunch. Numbers are limited for the Bus Tour to keep you Covid Safe so get your tickets now.