Pioneer Park Museum Dalby

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You've really got to see it to believe the vast
collection we have on display!

It's easy to find:
Just follow the Warrego Highway

Pioneer Park Museum Dalby.  Click on image to enlarge.

You will find the Dalby Pioneer Park Museum located south of the Warrego highway at west Dalby with access via Black Street.

The latest acquisition at the Museum is a magnificent Butterfly collection, consisting of itemized exhibits in two large display boxes, generously donated by Marie Eccles on behalf on the late David Koch. The Butterfly collection is greatly appreciated by the executive and museum members.

The Machinery Sheds house possibly one of the largest collections of operating tractors and agricultural machinery in Queensland.

Pioneer Machinery Now on Display:
Late 1800’s model working thrashers and elevator, 1950’s model reaper & binder, pre war hay baler, early hand and power driven cornshellers, oil and petrol engines.
Tractors: Hart-Par, 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.
Rare Find: Chandler Hearse, one of only two left in the world, the other one is on display in America.
New Displays: 11th Light Horse Brigade Motor Regiment collection displaying helmets and Australian military uniforms, insignia, equipment and documentation with an emphasis on local military service, history and collected souvenirs. Housing the collection is an extension room from Contin Boarding House, which was built near the old Bore Baths approx 1905. The "Hut" was owned by former mayor Charles Drew.

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.

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.

Family History: The Dalby Family History Society is located at the Pioneer Park and is available to assist people research their family history. Dalby Family History Society is open on:
Wednesday & Friday 1pm to 3pm
Saturday 12 noon to 3 pm

Crafts: There is a well stocked craft shop with crafts made locally. Books and more information about the Dalby area are also available.

Pioneer Park Museum Dalby
A rare collection of kettles and 2 wooden butter churns.

FIELD DAY: 28 - 29 MAY 2016

View 2016 Flyer for more information

Gates open 8am to 5pm daily
Ph 07 4662 4760

Our Museum is rich in history and open daily.

PH: 07 4662 4760

8 am to 5 pm 7 days a week
(except Christmas Day)

Adults $5.00
Children $1.00
Pensioners $4.00
Groups by negotiation


Pioneer Park Museum Dalby
Pioneer Machinery now on display includes a pre-war hay baler.

Pioneer Park Museum Dalby
"Rocks and more rocks..." A section of the extensive rock, mineral and fossil collection

Pioneer Park Museum Dalby
The colonial kitchen - experience the memories.

Pioneer Park Museum Dalby
Early telephones and exchange equipment in excellent condition.

Coming Events: Don't forget our Annual Field Days are held in May each year.

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