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Royal Bull's Head Inn

Drayton State School 47 Brisbane St, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
+61 7 4637 2278
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Witness history

This is a historical venue so worth a visit, if for no other reason then admire the original work... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
shanewarren88
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Royal bulls head inn

A very historic pub from1847 an opportunity to see what life was like back then, toowoomba is very... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
lindsay b
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Open on the first Sunday of every month, the Royal Bull's Head Inn is a rare, surviving inn building of pre-Separation Queensland. William Horton established his inn at Drayton in the late 1840s, the period when Drayton was an important stopping place between Moreton Bay and the Darling Downs.Furniture and fittings from the period of occupancy by the Lynch family are features internally.
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Drayton State School 47 Brisbane St, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

This is a historical venue so worth a visit, if for no other reason then admire the original work of a 'bullnosed balcony' something that is very Queensland!

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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

A very historic pub from1847 an opportunity to see what life was like back then, toowoomba is very lucky to have this building ,legend has it that dan kelly and captain thunderbolt drank here and the first qld governor stayed here

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Only open on the first Sunday of each month this National Trust owned property is quite fascinating. Following its demise as a boarding house with a rather chequered past, it was left to fall into disrepair until obtained by the Trust who have already undertaken...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2017

Looks like an interesting place, would have loved to check it out inside. Shame it's not open more than the once a month.

1  Thank Leigh T
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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

I take my class here for a school excursion, they have preserved so much beautiful history in this gorgeous old building. The volunteers are quite knowledgeable and interesting.

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Reviewed 20 November 2016

Well the say that it hunted and i have to say i think maybe it is..I took photos of my granddaughter on the patio and the doorway ...Then she said i will take some of you grandma.She step back and said did you see that...More

4  Thank manamiss
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

We went here for the paranormal experience one night and unfortunately the friendly spirits decided not to show... But it was such an amazing experience to see the history behind such a beautiful building so much that were planing on going back next month.. The...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Enjoy a pub lunch while you indulge in Toowoomba's history. Friendly local people with lots to see and enjoy

Thank Hendrik F
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

I grew up in Toowoomba and this old lady needs a lot of attention but the volunteers do a excellent job. Come at night when it is open and visit the ghosts when the ghosts tours are on.

2  Thank John M
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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous piece of history which i was only able to view from the balcony and the backyard as it is only open i day per month as power the photo.

Thank Andrea T
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