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Texas QLD Attractions

23rd Oct 2018

Situated on the southern reaches of the Darling Downs 230km south-west of Brisbane, Texas sits on the banks of the Dumaresq River which forms the border with New South Wales.

Texas Historical Museum

40 Flemming Street

Located in the old Police house which was built in 1890 after the floods. Just along the street from the Museum is a disused building with the Cobb & Co sign on the side of it. This was used by the Cobb & Co South Queensland Transport company until quite recently.

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Texas Rabbit Works

Mingoola Rd

Opened on May 13, 2017 as a tourism destination highlighting the importance of the feral rabbit industry both in Texas and in Australia. This is an interactive museum with lots to see and listen to as you take a journey through this unique old building. Listen to some stories, and leave some of your own.

Glenlyon Dam

To the east of Texas is Glenlyon Dam with facilities for fishing, sailboarding and canoeing. 14 000 hectares of 'primitive' countryside which is administered by the Queensland National Parks and Wildlife Service.

  • Fishing
  • Dumaresq River
  • Stargazing
  • Flora & Fauna
  • Sunsets
  • Bonshaw Weir
  • High Street - excellent shopping
  • Wine Tasting
  • Historic Homes
  • Regional Art Museum
  • Old Silver Spur Mine
  • Photography