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Transport and Main Roads Heritage Centre
Transport and Main Roads Heritage Centre
Map of Transport and Main Roads Heritage Centre
2-22 Mutze Street
Toowoomba
Queensland 4350 Australia

Transport and Main Roads Heritage Centre
Toowoomba, Toowoomba Area

07 4633 2506
heritage.centre@tmr.qld.gov.au
www.tmr.qld.gov.au/heritagecentre

Description

Take a journey through time. Come discover how Queensland's roads have been built, from the conditions under which road workers laboured, to the modern plant and equipment you see on roads today. Come and visit the only road building museum in Australia. Located opposite Toowoomba's airport terminal, the Transport and Main Roads Heritage Centre offers a fascinating insight into the construction of Queensland's road network.

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Travel the winding road throughout this unique museum. The exhibits offer plenty of information about road planning, construction and maintenance for you to explore. You'll be surprised at what you'll discover. Cartoon characters and interactive children's trail help teach kids about what has gone into making the 'black stuff' and if you love machinery, then you'll get a kick out of the fully maintained vehicles and road building equipment on display.

Let them tickle your memories. The museum offers the perfect opportunity to reflect and celebrate the journey of those who have helped shape the state. Come connect with history. Book now and ask for a guided tour through the museum and this unique piece of Queensland's history.

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Property Details

Facilities

  • Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
    Non-assisted Access
  • Car park
    Car park
  • First Aid Equipment
    First Aid Equipment
  • Guide
    Guide
  • Parking for the Disabled
    Disabled Parking
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Sheltered Area
    Sheltered Area
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
    Disabled toilet

Open Times

Open Monday to Friday 1000 to 1600 (by appointment). Open for groups on weekends by appointment only.
Public Holidays: Due to minimal staffing levels, booking is essential.

Other Information

Children:
There is an exciting children's trail in the museum where cartoon characters invite inquisitiveness and exploration of subjects through active learning and hands on experiences.

Disabled:
The Centre is accessible to people with disabilities with ramps and appropriate toilet facilities.

Entity Facilities

The Transport and Main Roads Heritage Centre offers conference/meeting facilities with a twist. Offer your participants the chance for a unique experience; combine their meeting/workshop with an opportunity to take a journey through time - exploring the history behind the construction of Queensland's road network.
A kitchenette is accessible from the theatrette with tea and coffee making facilities, including zip boil and fridge.
The on-site technical equipment includes a data projector with wireless connectivity to a laptop, a DVD player with excellent 5.1 audio system, lectern, and wireless pointers/remote control.

How To Get There

Travelling west from the city centre, follow the Warrego Highway along James and Tor Streets. Turn left along Taylor Street until you reach Greenwattle Street. Turn right, follow Greenwattle Street to the end and turn left into Mutze Street. The Transport and Main Roads Heritage Centre is on the left, directly opposite the Toowoomba Airport Terminal and car park.


Entry Costs

EntryCostValid From 
All Tickets$2.00   01 Jan - 01 Jan    

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