Boondooma Homestead

Address: 
Durong/ Mundubbera Road Via Proston, Proston, QLD
Tel: 
0741680161
Hours: 
By Appointment
Admission: 
Donation
Facilities: 
Picnic area (open & covered), brochure, wheelchair access to museum.
Collection: 
We are a small group attempting to preserve the original site of white settlement in the area and the surrounding history. In addition, we are promoting local cultural activities on the site. Our most famous building is made from local stone and is possibly the first building built to metric dimensions in Australia.
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Stone Building

Boondooma Stone Building

Creator:
Brill & Others
Description:
A substantial building of local stone built by Flemish stone mason (built to metric dimensions).
Date:
1853
Item Id Number:
19

Homestead Building

Boondooma Homestead

Description:
Early sprawling hardwood slab homestead. Shingle roof has been covered by iron but shingles were left in place.
Item Id Number:
1

Post Office

Boondooma Post Office

Description:
Simple Wooden slab and cypress floor built for district Post Office
Date:
1863

Dairy Building

Boondooma Museum

Creator:
Boondooma Homestead Committee
Description:
A small but interesting and genuine display painting a picture of the station history.