Self-Drive Itineraries

Hit the roads and explore spectacular Outback Queensland on the way to ENHM

Stations and Dinosaurs

Travel west along the Warrego highway from Brisbane. See cotton fields and melon farms in Chinchilla, meet local station owners and discover what it’s like to live on the land.  Meet ‘Cooper’ Australia’s largest dinosaur in Eromanga, the town located furthest from the ocean and join a tour at the Australian Age of Dinosaurs in historic Winton.

Starting location: Brisbane

Bilby Experience in Charleville

Natural Sciences Loop

It has it all; birds, opals, fossicking, fossils, starry night skies, rivers, geology, lakes, billabongs, artesian waters, bilbies and the famous Dig Tree. It’s natural history and heritage all rolled into one.  The drive includes Charleville, Cunnamulla, Thargominda, Eromanga and Quilpie.

Starting location: Charleville

Cosmos Centre in Charleville

Stars, Parks & Legends

Discover the wonder of the night skies at Charleville’s Cosmos Centre. Visit the Boulder Opal town of Quilpie with its opal fossicking and displays. Marvel at Windorah’s stunning red sand hills and explore the magnificent Welford National Park. Explore the Barcoo Shire Museum offering a window into the early pioneering times. End your drive in Longreach, home of the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame.

Starting location: Charleville

Membership Card Illustration of Diprotodon

Become a Museum Member

Museum membership grants you benefits from great discounts as well as support the continuing development of the museum. Find out more about becoming a museum member.