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Texas QLD Attractions

04th Jan 2024

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 Heritage Centre & Tobacco Museum

40 Flemming Street

The Texas Heritage Museum and Tobacco Centre has numerous buildings to explore from a mini Shearing Shed, Harness Shed, Jail and Stocks, Smithy, Post Office Store, Farm Shed, to the Mission Hall.


Texas Rabbit Works

6 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.


Texas Railway Museum

50 Flemming Street

Railway buffs rejoice, the Texas Railway Museum is a must-see. You'll find traditional, restored trains and wagons, station platforms, railway sleepers and restored railway tracks all on display for visitors to explore. Local railway enthusiast volunteers will also be able to share their wealth of knowledge and answer any questions you may have.


Texas Water Tank Art

Texas Arts Council engaged respected artists “Brightsiders” to complete a mural on the Water Tanks at the eastern entrance to town. The over-arching theme of the Texas Mural is the town’s ability to “Turn Things Around”. The mural symbolises the respect for the past with a positive vision for the future built on the strong community spirit and values.


Texas Regional Art Gallery

Hidden away within the Texas Cultural Centre, the Art Gallery displays an array of artworks from both local artists within the region and from afar. Stop in and peruse the masterpieces of the current exhibit. Top tip: forget the usual souvenirs, pick up a piece of local art to remember your time in Texas! Local artwork makes a great gift, too.


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.

Top 10 Things to Do In Texas, Qld [PDF]