Toowoomba to Goondiwindi (3 hrs Travel)
As you travel to the next major stop of Goondiwindi, consider going slightly off route to visit Pittsworth. The history of Pittsworth and the region is on show at the Historical Pioneer Village and Museum. Open by appointment only, you will find there, in and amongst the historical buildings, displays of early settler tools and crafts, farm equipment and machinery as well memorabilia concerned with Arthur Postle who in 1906 was the 220 yard dash World Champion. Also worth mentioning are the beautiful stained glass windows of St Andrews Church.
Next on the way to Goondiwindi is Millmerran where you can see a series of historical murals painted on the walls of the Old Millmerran Buttery Factory, the Millmeran Swimming Pool, the Millmerran Reservoir and the Cecil Plains Memorial Hall (which has four murals) that depict stages of the regions history. The Millmerran Historical Society Museum (opened by appointment) also has the memorabilia of the towns history which, among other myriad other things, includes a 10 metre long 2 metre high Steam Launch called 'Water Baby'.
These are some of the great destinations to see while travelling between Toowoomba and Goondiwindi . Be sure to add them to your list of places to visit.
- Historical Pioneer Village and Museum
- Stained glass windows of St Andrews Church
- Millmerran Historical Mural Series
- Millmerran Reservoir
- Cecil Plains Memorial Hall
- Millmerran Historical Society Museum
- Steam Launch 'Water Baby'