Transport and Main Roads Heritage Centre

Toowoomba, Toowoomba Area

The only road building museum in Australia, the Transport and Main Roads Heritage Centre offers an exclusive perspective of the history of road building in Queensland.

Travel the winding road throughout this unique museum. The exhibits offer plenty of information about road planning, construction and maintenance for you to explore. Cartoon characters and interactive children's trail help teach kids about what has gone into making the 'black stuff' and if you love machinery, then you'll get a kick out of the fully maintained vehicles and road building equipment on display.

Located opposite Toowoomba's airport terminal, the museum showcases the hard work and pioneering spirit which has helped shape Queensland. Learn how the state's road network has been developed, from the conditions under which road workers laboured, to the modern plant and equipment you see on roads today.

Book now and ask for a guided tour through the museum and this distinctive piece of Queensland's history.

You'll be surprised at what you discover.

Entry Costs

Entry Cost AUD Valid From Inclusions
All Tickets $2.00 1 January – 31 December 2015 Children five years of age and younger enter for free.

Open Times

Public Holiday: Due to minimal staffing levels, booking is essential. ...... Monday to Friday from 1000 to 1600 (by appointment). Their annual open day in May coincides with the David Hack Classic.


  • Car park
  • Child Activities
  • Conference/Convention Facilities

Other Information


The Centre is accessible to people with disabilities with ramps and appropriate toilet facilities.


There is an exciting children's trail in the museum where cartoon characters invite inquisitiveness and exploration of subjects through active learning and hands on experiences.
2-22 Mutze Street
Toowoomba, Toowoomba Area

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