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Old Petrie Town

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Sunday Mornings

A good place to visit on a Sunday with the family, especially on feature days such as the days when... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Brisbane Region, Australia
Friday Night Rock n Roll

Old Petrie Town opens from 5pm to 9pm each Friday, hosting classic car and bike enthusiasts, who... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Brisbane, Australia
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“lolly shop”(2 reviews)
“day trip”(2 reviews)
“friday night”(2 reviews)
Old Petrie Town is an historic township situated on 52 acres of gardens and light bushland. Housing a working Steam museum, foundry, blacksmith and Fire Museum there is plenty to do for the whole family. The town comes alive on Sunday with the...more
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901 Dayboro Rd, Whiteside, Queensland 4503, Australia
+61 7 3285 5934
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took 45 minutes for two hot dogs with fries and a meat pie, two canned drinks and a milkshake. Very few other customers. Can’t imagine how they cope on a market day! On the plus side the staff were cheerful but sadly unapologetic regarding length...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Shiyu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth taking young children to visit the museums to educate them on past history but not recommended to visit during Christmas and New Year as most businesses were closed until mid January. Normally Friday nights and Sundays would be the best days to go as...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Suzi W
Reviewed 23 August 2018

A good place to visit on a Sunday with the family, especially on feature days such as the days when the old steam machines are fired up and working. You can watch wood and metal working displays. Also lots of market stalls with crafts and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Peppacollie
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Don't go there....they were contacted prior to the booking as there are a number of family members with food issues. We were reassured that these people would be looked after. 2 hours after ordering they received overcooked tasteless meals. Tough steak and a handful of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank mientje54
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Very nice food. Needs more staff. A lot of tables uncleared,seen other patrons having to clear off there own. A bit pricy too.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kirbybraddish
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Head out regularly on a Sunday to the markets. Love the old style buildings and the steam and craft museums, the kids enjoy watching all the old machines chug and witness the wood working and metal working displays. We have also had a ride on...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank WTBscreenname
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Great way to spend Sunday. Take the family or go on your own. Something for everyone. Pottery barn, steam museum, blacksmith, fire museum, music. Great second hand book stall. Antiques and old wares and food of all sorts. The lovely bush surrounds are home to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank brisdi
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Old Petrie Town opens from 5pm to 9pm each Friday, hosting classic car and bike enthusiasts, who park their rides down both sides of main street. Everyone else parks in the free car park. There is no entry fee to the complex. Visitors are greeted...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank bryonia2015
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Sadly our visit coincided with most of the shops being closed but what we saw and explored was absolutely fascinating, a wonderful collection of old wooden buildings from a bygone era settled on the site of an old sawmills amongst great woods

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Lambourntraveller
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Despite the monsoon rains it was interesting to wander around this charming collection of historic wooden buildings although not everything was open. The steam museum and main museum were open and well worth a look.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Ankhman
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9 June 2018|
Response from brisdi | Reviewed this property |
Take the M1 and exit at the Dohles Rocks turn off. Turn left on Anzac Ave. Maybe about 5 klm. Continue to the round about and go right on Dayboro Rd. Go through the next roundabout and through next set of lights the take... More