Top things to do in Winton

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…
Top Choice Cafe in Winton

Tuckerbox Cafe

This lovely cafe attached to the Waltzing Matilda Centre opened in 2018, and serves up the usual cafe light meals as well as garlic prawns and the enticing Ploughman's platter (cold meats, cheese and a roast pumpkin…
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…
Pub Food in Winton

Tattersalls Hotel

This friendly timber corner pub is an incongruous foodie destination, with generous, reasonably priced pub food (crumbed steak, mixed grills, chicken parma, lamb shanks, plus a few lighter sandwiches, salads and wra…
Pub Food in Winton

Winton Hotel

Enjoying something of a revival, this lovely refurbished pub has street-side and garden seating. The menu covers all Aussie bases, but does them well and serves them up with a smile. It's full most nights, which is …
Pub Food in Winton

North Gregory Hotel

There's excellent variety to be found on the menu here, from pub classics (burgers, pizza, parma and steaks) to some interesting choices such as the smoked salmon, camembert and avocado salad or jumbuck (lamb) cutle…
Film in Winton

Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival

Nine days of film screenings at venues across town, with a focus on movies filmed in the Winton area. It models itself on the Sundance Film Festival, and while it's nowhere near that level, it's still a terrific tim…
Cultural in Winton

Outback Festival

This five-day biennial festival is held in odd years and features music, dancing, sports, frivolity and the Dunny Derby.
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 …