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Arthur Brown's Butcher Shop at Yarraman Heritage Centre
Heritage House and Arthur Brown's Butcher Shop
The main entrance of Heritage House
Map of Yarraman Heritage Centre
26 Millar Street
Queensland 4614 Australia

Yarraman Heritage Centre
Yarraman, Toowoomba Area

07 4163 8111


This property is situated in the heart of Yarraman on two and three quarter acres. There are eight historic buildings on the site including what was once a Sisters of Mercy Convent. This is a two story building 25 metres by 15 metres. The internal walls are stained tongue and groove crows ash timber. Also included are the Yarraman Railway Station, Arthur Brown's Butcher Shop, c1921 slab hut, c1930 farmer's cottage.

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The first floor of the main building houses a restaurant with licensed bar, licensed Cellar Door with wine tasting, a community resource centre, internet lounge with public access terminals and tourist Visitor Information Centre.

The ground level contains a district cultural museum displays; 'Wooden Wealth', the history of timber in the district; Tarong Energy display, the history of the town's first power house; the Beersheba Room, a military memorabilia display featuring a bugle used in the Light Horse Charge at Beersheba in 1917 and an Art Gallery featuring a new artist each month.

There is an area of one acre, which is called the 'Australian Area'. It consists of natural scrub walk ways and barbecue facilities.

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Property Details


  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
    Assisted Access
  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Cafe
  • 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
  • Visitor Information Centre
    Visitor Information Centre


  • Walking

Other Information

All children are welcome.

Disabled access is provided within main building.

Pets Allowed:
Yes. Pets are allowed in the grounds of the centre but not allowed in any of the buildings.

Entity Facilities

The restaurant is in the chapel of the old Sisters of Mercy Convent. You have the choice of dining inside or out - either way you will enjoy authentic Australian foods. The speciality is the 'Settler's Tea Loaf'.

Entity Restrictions

No smoking allowed in buildings.

Entry Costs

EntryCostValid From 
Adult$5.00   01 Aug - 31 Dec    
(Aged -14)
$2.00   01 Aug - 31 Dec    

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