Come spend a day with us exploring the wonders of the Cobb & Co Museum in Toowoomba
Where: 27 Lindsay St Toowoomba
Map of Meeting Place
When: 10:00am Wednesday 5th June 2019
Cost: Members $30.00; Non-members $35.00
(includes concessional entry and sandwich platter lunch, excluding drinks)
Transport: Own transport
Parking: Free Parking is available behind the museum off Lindsay Street.
Details: Cobb and Co Museum is part of the Queensland Museum and houses the National Carriage Collection and focuses on horse-drawn vehicles and heritage trades. The museum conducts courses in many of the disappearing arts and trades and mounts exhibits on a wide array of topics as well as holding The Lost Trades Fair. This link provides an introduction to the many facets of the museum. https://cobbandco.qm.qld.gov.au/
The day visit will start with members and guests arriving at the museum by their own means to enjoy morning tea (own cost) at the Cobb’s Coffee Shop, located in the Museum building.
At 10:30am a guided tour of the Museum will be conducted by the Curator, Mr Geoff Powell (subject to his availability), or an experienced volunteer guide, followed by lunch in the café at 12:30pm.
Following lunch, members and guests are welcome to explore the many exhibits and displays on their own until 2:00pm when the Curator or his guest speaker will present the monthly Curator Conversations on a topic which at this stage remains a secret.
Following the Curator Conversation members and guests are welcome to explore more of the beautiful city of Toowoomba or make their own way home.
Limit: 20 participants
Co-ordinators: Wayne Mackenzie 0414 432 476 (before the event until 28th May). Kevin Teys or the office after 28 May 2019.