Rowley Roberts Tourist Information Centre
The Alpha District Tourist & Development Association was established in 1999 and set up in an old Railway Guards room, which was relocated from the Railway Station to the Tivoli Picture Theatre site in Shakespeare Street, Alpha. The Tourist Information Centre is named after Cr Rowley Roberts, who opened the Centre on the 22nd April 2001.
The Information Centre is open from 8.30am to 12.30pm Monday to Friday and also acts as a Driver Reviver Station.
What the Information Centre has to offer:
- Information on local attractions and history of the area
- Travel brochures
- Postcards and much more...
Come in and talk to the friendly staff, and browse through the centre and see what this unique and peaceful town has to offer.
For more information, please contact the Rowley RobertsTourist Information Centre on 07 4985 1050.
Tivoli Theatre Museum
The Tivoli Theatre Museum is located behind the Rowley Roberts Tourist Information Centre in Shakespeare Street. Inside view a collection of early settlers gear - saddlery, railway and stock wears and much more. The lastest addition to the museum is a mural of a man on a horse riding into the sunset, generously painted by a Grey Nomad.
For more information, please contact the Rowley Roberts Tourist Information Centre on 07 4985 1050.
Jane Neville-Rolfe Art Gallery
The Hon W.H. Glasson, Minister for Land Management and Member for Gregory opened the Jane Neville-Rolfe Art Gallery on the 4th April 1988. The Art Gallery was an Australian Bicentennial project with financial assistance from the Commonwealth and State Government and local organisations. The Gallery is located in Dryden Street next to our Alpha Office.
The Gallery has excellent pieces of artwork on display from local artists and also travelling art shows.
For more information, please contact Wayne Rostron on 0447851388.
There are twenty seven murals in the township of Alpha and all tell their own story of rural life in the region. The murals became when a group a local artists painted a wall in 1991and today have became the vocal point for Alpha with murals being painted on most public buildings.
Click here to download information about the Murals and a map showing their locations.
The 'Jump Ups'
The 'Jump Ups' is located on the Clermont Road just north-west of Alpha. This is a natural attraction displaying the different layers of coloured volcanic soil, it is worth a look!