Winton attractions

Top Choice Museum in Winton

Waltzing Matilda Centre

After the original centre burned to the ground in 2015, this hugely impressive rebuilt museum reopened in 2018. The displays on Banjo Paterson's iconic song Waltzing Matilda (including a fascinating high-tech analys…
Museum in Winton

Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum

This outstanding dinosaur fossil museum, about 15km east of Winton, is set atop a rugged plateau known as the 'Jump Up'. There are two sides to the architecturally designed building – the laboratory and the collecti…
Museum in Winton

Dinosaur Stampede National Monument

About 110km southwest of Winton is the startling Dinosaur Stampede at Lark Quarry, where you’ll see dinosaur footprints fossilised in a prehistoric stream bed beneath a sheltered walkway. It requires some imaginatio…
Theatre in Winton

Royal Theatre

There’s an old-movie-world charm in the canvas-slung chairs, corrugated tin walls and star-studded ceiling at this classic semioutdoor theatre (1918), complete with the world's biggest deckchair. Enter via the Opal …
Public Art in Winton

Musical Fence

This quirky bit of outback art features a musical wire fence and other bits of steel to bang on. It was made famous on Goyte's Grammy-winning album Eyes Wide Open, and even James Morrison has turned up here for a pl…
Sculpture in Winton

Arno’s Wall

Arno’s Wall is one of Winton’s quirky outback attractions – a 70m-long work-in-progress by artist Arno Grotjahn, featuring a huge range of industrial and household items, from TVs to motorcycles, ensnared in mortar…
Museum in Winton

Diamantina Heritage Truck & Machinery Museum

Fans of trucks and old vehicles will love the collection of old Macks, Chevys and Model T Fords in this big shed. A special exhibit is the MAN truck belonging to legendary Cape York female trucker 'Toots' Holzheimer…