Stonehouse Museum


Tours and Attractions

When Boulia resident James Edwards Jones built his home in 1888, little did he know that it would become one of Western Queenslands major attractions.

The building was constructed as a family dwelling and now boasts being home to an array of history surrounding the Jones family and early settlement life in Boulia.

Situated on the corner of Pituri and Hamilton Streets, the Stone House has been listed by the National Trust as a building of great interest, as it was one of the first homes built in Western Queensland and because of its unique design which keeps out the harsh summer heat.

Much of the region's and the Jones's family history is displayed in the Stone House, as well as Aboriginal artefacts and photographs relating to the Pitta Pitta tribe.

Set in the yard of the Stone House Museum are a number of machinery and wagons, which were used in the region around the turn of the century.