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There are many attractions at the museum
Pioneer Park Museum has several unique exhibits
The museum has numerous antiques
A telephone operator switchboard
Map of Pioneer Park Museum - Dalby
17 Black Street
Dalby
Queensland 4405 Australia

Pioneer Park Museum - Dalby
Dalby, Western Country Area

07 4662 4760
pioneerparkmuseum@gmail.com
www.dalby.info/dalbymuseum

Description

The Machinery Sheds house at Pioneer Park Museum Dalby is possibly one of the largest collections of operating tractors and agricultural machinery in Queensland.

Pioneer Machinery now on display includes late 1800s model working thrashers and elevator, 1950s model reaper and binder, pre-war hay baler, early hand and power driven cornshellers, oil and petrol engines. Tractors - John Deere, Fordson, Case, Massey Harris, McCormick Deering, Cletrac. Headers - Tractor driven (PTO), Self propelled (AUTO). Fire Engines - 1957 White Chev, A 1980 White International one of the last white fire engines being used by the local fire department. Tools - View the display of many old hand tools and implements used in the early pioneering days of Dalby and the Wambo Shire area.

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The newest display is an old Chandler Hearse, one of only two left in the world, the other one is on display in America. Walk through and experience the colonial memorabilia housed in authentic buildings. The many buildings at Pioneer Park are original colonial construction and have been moved to the Park or rebuilt from original materials.

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Property Details

Facilities

  • Car park
    Car park
  • Parking for the Disabled
    Disabled Parking
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area

Open Times

Note: It is open seven days a week, 0800 to 1700 except Christmas Day.

Other Information

Children:
Children are welcome.

Disabled:
Disabled access is available throughout most of the museum.

General Comments

Buildings house such things as an old school, colonial cottage, early photos, historical phone exchange, dentist's chair and equipment, hospital equipment, original jail building with antique firearm collection and an old shop building. Check out the museum's blacksmith shop in full working order. An extensive rock, mineral and fossil collection is conveniently grouped for inspection. There is a well stocked craft shop with crafts made locally. Books and more information about the Dalby and Wambo Shire area are also available.

How To Get There

The Museum is situated in Black Street, Dalby which is off the Warrego Highway on the western side of town.


Entry Costs

EntryCostValid From 
Adult$5.00   20 Jun - 30 Jun    
Child
(Aged 1-12)
$1.00   27 Jun - 30 Jun    
Concession$4.00   27 Jun - 30 Jun    
Family$10.00   27 Jun - 30 Jun    

* 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.

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