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Acland

Acland is a small rural community in the Rosalie Shire. Grain and cattle farming are popular in the district.

Acland is most well known for the Acland Coal Museum. Acland is sited on an authentic colliery which operated until 1984. The Acland mine was the oldest and smallest continuously worked coal mine in Queensland.

Activites and Experiences at Acland

  • Barbecue
  • Cycling
  • Fossicking The Acland Coal Museum is located on Francis Street in Acland. Acland is sited on an authentic colliery which operated until 1984. The Acland mine was the oldest and smallest continuously worked coal mine in Queensland. It has extensive picnic areas, a souvenir shop and kiosk, and offers 1.5 hour guided tours of the mine and authentic mine car rides.
  • Places of Worship Anglican Church
  • Rural/Country
  • Historic/Heritage The Acland Coal Museum is located on Francis Street in Acland. Acland is sited on an authentic colliery which operated until 1984. The Acland mine was the oldest and smallest continuously worked coal mine in Queensland. It has extensive picnic areas, a souvenir shop and kiosk, and offers 1.5 hour guided tours of the mine and authentic mine car rides.
  • RTN, QH and National Distributors (TQ)

Nearest Airport: Toowoomba

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