Welcome to Highfields Pioneer Village         OPEN DAILY: 10am - 4pm

The thing to do at Easter Time:   

The Highfields Pioneer Village covers an area of 20 acres of picturesque grounds with over 50 buildings of historic interest, pleasant surroundings and picnic facilities. It is located at 73 Wirraglen Rd Highfields, just 15kms North of Toowoomba.

What you will see at the Village:

  • Heritage Chapel- built in 1909 is available for weddings and christenings of all denominations.
  • Southern Cross Museum featuring products made by the Toowoomba Foundry including the Southern Cross Windmills.
  • Ambulance Museum telling the story of Ambulance Services in Queensland including first aid equipment from WWI.
  • Village Silversmith combining modern ways with old school jewellery making techniques.
  • The Toyshop featuring handmade kinetic wooden pioneer toys.
  • Slab Cottage - see what life was like for the Pioneers as you wander through this faithfully restored slab cottage built in 1900.
  • Billy Tea and Damper is available daily, please book for groups of over 10. Thank you.
    And much more..... No matter how old you are there is something for everyone at Highfields Pioneer Village!

Entry Fees:

$10 Adults, $8 Concession, $5 Children or $25 Family (2A + 4Ch).

 There are now EFTPOS  facilities at the Village. 

Next Events:

First Friday Dance

Every 1st Friday of the Month, Music by Rae Blinco, 7:30pm to 10:30pm.

Cost is $7 each, please bring a plate of food to share.

Bush Poet's Breakfast:

Sun– 19th October ‘14 from 7:00 am to 9:30am

Featuring Guest Poet: Jack Drake

Full Cooked Breakfast just $15 each–

includes all day entry, brekkie & entertainment

Raising Money for Highfields Scouts/ Guides & Highfields Pioneer Village

Your ticket includes a Poetry Writing Workshop at 10am with Jack!

Budding Poets Competition Prize:

Trophy- People's Choice.

$50 Value Prize Best Youth (under 18yrs*).

$50 Value Prize Best Adult (over 18yrs).

Conditions*: Youth entrant must read or recite their poems on the day. 

Tickets Available online:  http://www.trybooking.com/91227

Official Opening
Toowoomba Fire Brigade Historical Museum
19th October '14 Program:

7am to 10am-    Poets Breakfast

10am                  Poetry Writing Workshop with Jack Drake

10:30am             Medal Presentation & Official Opening of Fire Engine Museum

12noon               Tour of the Museum

12:30pm             Lunch- Sausage Sizzle

1:30pm               Fire Safety Talk for visiting Public

2pm                     Tour of the Ambulance Museum

2:30pm                Blacksmithing

3pm                     Horse Works

3:30pm               Billy Tea and Damper available $5 each

Highfields Pioneer Village is the Winner of the 2014 Australia Day Award Toowoomba Regional Council- Highfields Area, for Community Event of the Year. 

Links:  Crows Nest Festival  Easter Festival Flyer   Judy Barnet's Pigs   Claire's Toys   Village View Gallery



Australia Day Monday 26th January 2015

Easter Vintage Festival Sat-Mon 4th, 5th & 6th April 2015.
Highfields Big Cuppa - 22nd May 2014 

Poets Breakfast - 19th October 2014

OPEN DAILY: 10am - 4pm
PHONE: (07) 46966309


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