Top things to do in Toowoomba

Top Choice Bakery in Toowoomba

The Bakers Duck

A hip, pared-down, urbane cafe-bakery, The Bakers Duck is a local legend, famed for its artisan sourdough bread and pastries. These include gorgeous almond croissants and a cult-status strawberry cheesecake pastry. …
Top Choice Modern Australian in Toowoomba

Zev's Bistro

Chef Kyle Zevenbergen has catapulted Toowoomba's dining scene to a whole new level with this lauded bistro, a burnt orange-and-charcoal space pimped with contemporary artworks. Dishes range from very good to excelle…
Top Choice Pizza in Toowoomba

Piccolo Papa

Super casual and neighbourly, Toowoomba's best pizza joint occupies a nondescript suburban strip mall in Rangeville. A real-deal Italian pizzaiolo (pizza maker) flips and fires the dough, churning out light, charred…
Museum in Toowoomba

Cobb & Co Museum

This engaging museum houses Australia's finest collection of horse-drawn vehicles, including beautiful 19th-century Cobb & Co Royal Mail coaches and an omnibus used in Brisbane until 1924. Hands-on displays depi…
Pub in Toowoomba

Spotted Cow

A friendly, family-owned pub with regular live bands, the Spotted Cow is a Toowoomba institution. Choose from 20 rotating beers on tap (including five craft brews) and tuck into decent pub grub (mains $15 to $49), f…
Public Art in Toowoomba

Elephant & Treehouse Mural

Created by Brisbane-raised, internationally renowned street artist Fintan Magee, this surreal depiction of an elephant and treehouse is one of Toowoomba's most impressive street-art murals.
Public Art in Toowoomba

Indigenous Boy Mural

This quietly moving mural, depicting a young Indigenous boy, is by Melbourne-based artist Matt Adnate.
Public Art in Toowoomba

Triple Portrait Mural

Inspired by David Bowie, this triple portrait is the work of Adelaide-based artist Lisa King.
Gallery in Toowoomba

Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery

Toowoomba's modestly sized art gallery houses an interesting collection of paintings, ceramics and drawings. Its permanent collection includes works by Australian greats such as Tom Roberts, Arthur Streeton and Rupe…
Theatre in Toowoomba

Empire Theatre

Toowoomba's cultural heart beats stridently inside the magnificent Empire Theatre, sections of which date back to 1911 (the facade is from 1933). The venue plays hosts to a variety of performances, from touring prol…