Dalby Tours and Attractions

Pioneer Park Museum

The Machinery Sheds houses 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.

Other 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 9 am to 3 pm   Friday 9 am to 3 pm  Saturday 12 noon to 4 pm