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Nearby Attractions

  • Queens Park
  • Japanese Gardens
  • Grand Central Shopping Centre
  • Cobb & Co Museum
  • Laurel Bank Park
  • Picnic Point
  • Spring Bluff Railway Station
  • Empire Theatre

Queens Park


Queens Park is a heritage-listed botanic garden at 43-79 Lindsay Street, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. It was built from 1875 to 1970s. It is also known as Toowomba Botanic Gardens. It was added to the Queensland Heritage Register on 27 April 2001

Japanese Gardens

Ju Raku En ...

...roughly translated, means to enjoy peace and longevity in a public place.

One of the most peaceful and beautiful parks in Toowoomba is the University's Japanese Garden. The Garden is open daily from 6:00am (AEST) to Dusk and admission is free.

Located on the northern side of the campus, on a 3 hectare site, it is one of Australia's largest and most traditionally designed Japanese stroll garden. The site is jointly owned by USQ and the Toowoomba City Council


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Grand Central Shopping Centre

Grand Central Shopping Centre is the largest shopping centre in the Darling Downs. Grand Central features the regions only Myer department store as well as 220+ specialty stores including Target, Kmart, Big W, Woolworths, Coles, H&M, Rebel and Birch Carroll & Coyle Cinemas. A  550 seat food court and a large choice of cafes and restaurants.

Cobb and Co Museum

Cobb+Co Museum is part of the Queensland Museum and is home to the National Carriage Collection.

As well as Cobb & Co coaches, our collection includes examples of a vast range of vehicles from the horse-drawn era, from farm wagons and delivery carts to the Rolls Royce of Carriages, the landau.

There are many opportunities for people to learn a range of heritage trades and skills through our Hands On Workshops program, including blacksmithing, silversmithing, leadlighting and leatherwork.


Laurel Bank Park

Laurel Bank Park is a beautiful parkland close to Toowoomba's city centre, featuring spectacular manicured gardens, a scented garden, a playground, picnic area and croquet greens.


Picnic Point

Picnic Point Toowoomba is situated approx. 700 metres above sea level, has a proud history of offering hospitality to the people of Toowoomba & to our very welcome tourists, from the grey nomads through to international guests.


Spring Bluff Railway

Spring Bluff Railway Station is a heritage listed site located on the main railway line between Ipswich and Toowoomba. Its significance stems from 150 years of railway history and the attraction of its beautiful landscaped gardens.


Empire Theatre

The Empire Theatres is the largest performing arts precinct in regional Australia and boasts several performance and function spaces. Renowned for its classic art deco architecture, the heritage listed theatre is the jewel of the Darling Downs.


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