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The buildings at Chinchilla Historical Museum include Goombi Hall, the Emmerson Building, the authentic slab hut, Wongongera Cottage, a blacksmith shop and the old jail
There are many exhibits to view at Chinchilla Historical Musuem
Discover some fascinating history at Chinchilla Historical Museum
Map of Chinchilla Historical Museum
Villiers Street
Queensland 4413 Australia

Chinchilla Historical Museum
Chinchilla, Western Country Area

07 4662 7014


Come and enjoy an 'old time' experience for the whole family. Chinchilla Museum offers insight into the unusual - a fascinating glimpse into a district rich in cattle, grain, sheep and timber, and more recently melons, grapes, stone fruits and vegetables.

Chinchilla Museum has a fine collection, containing a non working replica of a 1910 steam sawmill, steam engines, ancient vehicles, period costumes and many historical relics. The buildings include Goombi Hall, the Emmerson Building, the authentic slab hut, Wongongera Cottage, a blacksmith shop and the old jail. Why not browse through the Kathleen Emmerson Memorial Library and discover some fascinating history.

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Buildings from early village times have been re-erected on the grounds and add to the historical atmosphere. In recent times, the original Chinchilla School with school rolls and school memorabilia including all country schools information has been added..

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Property Details


  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
    Assisted Access
  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
    Car park
  • First Aid Equipment
    First Aid Equipment
  • Guide
  • Parking for the Disabled
    Disabled Parking
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
    Sheltered Area
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
    Disabled toilet

Open Times

Note: Open 0800 to 1600 Wednesday to Sunday. Mondays and Tuesdays by prior appointment. Closed public holidays including Christmas Day and Good Friday.

Other Information

Children under eight years require supervision by parent or guardian.

Disabled access is available as this is an indoors/outdoors attraction. Reserved parking at entrance. Staff assistance available. Some items are not displayed at a suitable viewing height - display on one floor. Access circulation - some displays may cause obstruction - minor difficulty. Toilet facilities have wheelchair access.

Pets Allowed:
Yes. Pets are allowed however they must be on a leash.

General Comments

For directions, call in at the Information Centre on the Warrego Highway or follow the signs.

Entry Costs

EntryCostValid From 
Adult$5.00   01 Apr - 30 Jun    
(Aged 6-16)
$2.00   01 Apr - 30 Jun   Children under 5 are free
Concession$3.00   01 Apr - 30 Jun    
Family$10.00   01 Apr - 30 Jun   This is for two adults and two children.

* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator. All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.