Do you enjoy learning about art and history? Consider taking a holiday in Toowoomba. The history of the Toowoomba Region is fascinating and extensive. If you love the arts, The Empire Theatre in Toowoomba is a heritage-listed art-deco building that offers a wide range of performing arts to suit every preference.

The Empire, Australia’s largest regional performing arts centre with magnificent art-deco design and cutting-edge technologies, hosts top-notch performances by renowned national and international artists and displays many homegrown talents. Many people visit the Empire Theatre annually, which also offers historical excursions.

Why not peek behind the scenes at the renowned Empire Theatre in Toowoomba?

Empire Theatre Tour

You may glimpse the Empire Theatre’s stunning architecture from September 4 to September 25. The 90-minute tour will take you through all four venues in the Empire Theatre complex, giving you a behind-the-scenes look at the Art Deco and modern architecture and the insider tips and techniques used to operate the nation’s largest regional performing arts venue. A morning tea hosted by the Friends of the Empire Theatre follows the tour.

Don’t worry if you can’t make the trips in September. If you want to see a live performance or two this October, you can still be in awe of the Empire Theatre‘s beauty. With the story of Princess Aurora and the evil fairy Carabosse, the Royal Czech Ballet returns to Australia. Get a glimpse of Sleeping Beauty on October 10. Then, learn the Puffs narrative from October 26 to 29, a tale for anyone who wasn’t born to save the world.

Are you visiting with the family? Don’t worry, as they will enjoy visiting the Cobb+Co Museum.

Cobb+Co Museum

Families can explore and discover together in museums. Numerous exhibitions, events, and activities are available for families to enjoy. In addition to its permanent exhibitions, which include the National Carriage Collection, the Cobb+Co Museum offers a variety of kid-friendly activities and encounters.

The 50 various types of vehicles in the National Carriage Collection contributed significantly to Queensland’s growth. Additionally, Walking through a Songline, which concludes on October 2, can be seen. The display makes visitors feel as though they are inside a Songline. In this multi-sensory multimedia installation, follow the Seven Sisters as they traverse arid landscapes and the sky, mapping the Country for millennia.

Additionally, there is the Coach Stop play area. Your children can act out travelling on a Cobb & Co. coach across the outback and dress up. They can have fun in the Cobb+Co Museum’s general store, escape to Harry’s Hideout and ride Socks, a life-sized duplicate of a horse.

Enjoy a variety of mouthwatering homemade snacks and filling meals at Cobb’s Coffee Shop to unwind and rejuvenate after a fun-filled day. Try the most incredible scones in Toowoomba, and treat the youngsters to something special from our Little Cobbers menu.

Are you prepared to learn more about Toowoomba’s culture and history? You are welcome to stay at the Laguna Serviced Apartments in Toowoomba.

The popular local attractions, including the serene Japanese Gardens, Empire Theatre, and Cobb and Co Museum, are all within easy walking distance of Laguna Apartments, which is only five minutes from Toowoomba’s CBD and within easy walking distance of the eating scene. While unwinding in our self-contained, contemporary, 4-star apartments in the heart of Queensland’s Garden City, you can explore as much as you like.

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