Barcaldine and District Historical Museum

The collection is housed in the National Bank building, built at Barcaldine in 1906. Other buildings include a wagon shed, furnished single man's railway quarters and an unusual two storey building built in 1900, which was the bookkeeper/manager's office at Westbourne wool scour. A miniature train is available for rides on the last Sunday of the month from March to October. Morning tea and a barbecue lunch are available on these family days. A Railway Guard's van, once the Barcaldine Information Centr, serves as an office and storage for historical archives relating to Barcaldine and District.


Local community archival records, photographs, war memorabilia, horse drawn vehicles including wool wagons, steam machinery, household furniture and equipment, firefighting equipment including tandem bicycle and fire engine, medical and nursing equipment.