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Address: Short Street, Blackall, Queensland 4472, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4657 4637
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Worth stopping in Blackall

We stopped in Blackall just to see the woolscour. It's was great value for money ($45 for the family) and the tour was very informative -- the tour guide could have explained... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 September 2016
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Toowoomba, Australia
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Toowoomba, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped in Blackall just to see the woolscour. It's was great value for money ($45 for the family) and the tour was very informative -- the tour guide could have explained things a little better for those people without engineering degrees.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

we drove out ti the wool s our a bit out of blavkall but worth going. we found it very interestin and also on side of road we stopoed and looked at the old wagons etc. great

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Fabulous place to go and see how things were done a hundred years ago. The only steam engine of its kind still working in the world.

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Thank Alan J
Bundaberg, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

This is an amazing tour of a very historic wool industry era. Beautifully maintained and well presented. The tour guide was very knowledgeable of the sheep/wool industry and could answer any questions posed. We went of a very wet day and were well catered for during the tour.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

On recommendation from fellow travellers to make sure we stopped and checked out this unique place, we were certainly surprised to find this amazing well preserved piece our outback history. The tour guide did a great job of taking us back in time explaining the workings of this woolsour. Well worth a stop to check it out.

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Thank Jeanette N
Yass, Australia
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

This has to be the most authentic museum in Qld, because the wool scour can still operate exactly as it did during the days of around the clock production years ago. Fantastic! Don't miss it

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Thank Peachcrack
Rockhampton, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

How fortunate we are that the people of Blackall have preserved this impressive part of Australia's wool industry history in working order. On our visit, volunteers were running tours on the hour so we actually had our own personal guide who was very knowledgeable about the workings of the scour. A great feature of the site is that all of... More 

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Tamworth NSW
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

I thought this would be boring, but i was in for a very pleasant surprise. We took a guided tour (just the four of us) and heard about the history of the scour and also of Blackall. It is beautifully preserved both inside & out and highly recommended for a visit. Check out the little shop too, there's some really... More 

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125 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

This is the only operational Woolscour and is a must on any tourist bucket list. Painstakingly restored many years after it closed in 1978. After May it operates on steam and in the other months on electricity. The tour is a must as it provides an eye opener of he scours operations. Tours run hourly with the last starting at... More 

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Atherton Tablelands, Qld
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Don't miss out on seeing the Wool Scour. Volunteers have restored this historic wool scouring equipment to working condition, and run informative tours every hour. There is also a shearing shed, shearing quarters and some sheep to view. Blackall has an amazing, authentic slice of outback history in this place. It deserves more funding so that it can be further... More 

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