Capella and Surrounds Country Life History Capella and Surrounds Country Life History

Capella’s commercial, social and family stories are told within the shearers quarters that was moved onto the Pioneer Village from Gordon Downs station. 

Within the shearers’ rooms are the exhibits:

  • Shearer’s Room
  • Sewing/Haberdashery
  • Domestic memories
  • Children’s activities
  • Schooling
  • Capella Sporting Groups
  • Pastoral and Agricultural past
  • Mining
  • Peak Downs Shire Council
  • Wartime Remembrances


In the large breezeway or common area are:

  • Capella’s Commercial Past
  • Hand Embroidery and Lace
  • Crocheting and Knitting
  • Evening Wear
  • Country Clothing
  • Baby Bath and Scales
  • Kitchenalia
  • Family Histories
  • District History