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Queensland Explore Centre - Barcaldine


The Barcaldine Information Centre is housed in an award-winning architecturally designed building and offers all of the services that visitors need. The friendly local staff can help you plan a memorable visit to region. The souvenir shop stocks the essentials and locally made crafts that make the perfect memento of your visit. 

Opening hours on public holidays may vary. Please contact the centre for more information.


Opening Hours:

8:30am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday and currently closed weekends. Weekends will be open from 9:00am to 2:00pm from 1 May.

 Barcaldine VIC


What We Offer:

• Staffed by friendly locals who have extensive knowledge of the local area and region.
• Free brochures, maps and information material such as road reports, event information, community notices, genealogy information, accommodation and dining and local services.
• A great range of souvenirs and locally made arts and crafts.
• Bike hire.
• A history room which houses displays on the history of the local area.
• A function and art space on the top level which houses art displays and exhibitions.


Top 10 things to do around the region:

1. Visit the Tree of Knowledge Memorial in the evening when it is beautifully lit.
2. Immerse yourself in the history of the working men and women at the Australian Workers Heritage Centre.
3. Ride a mini train at the Barcaldine and District Museum.
4. Visit a working sheep and cattle station on a Barcaldine Tag Along Tour at Dunraven.
5. Take a splash in the artesian thermal pool at Lara Wetlands.
6. Visit the Desert Dreaming Centre and experience the living culture of outback Australia.
7. Watch one of the latest movies at the historical Radio Picture Theatre.
8. Have a delicious devonshire tea at Roses ‘n’ Things.
9. Birdwatch and have a stroll along the Frazer Way and Lagoon Creek.
10. Drive the Lake Dunn Sculpture Trail and check out the 40 scrap metal sculptures.


Contact us:

Phone: 07 4651 1724
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: www.barcaldinerc.qld.gov.au/