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Townsville Museum and Historical Society

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Address: 231 Hugh St | Currajong, Townsville, Queensland 4812, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4775 7838
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Manned by volunteers, this museum gives a good insight into the region's past. It's a pity that it's hidden behind the ambulance centre, and a little hard to find. Even the GPS... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 September 2015
Bob B
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Biloela, Queensland, Australia
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Biloela, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Manned by volunteers, this museum gives a good insight into the region's past. It's a pity that it's hidden behind the ambulance centre, and a little hard to find. Even the GPS was a little confused.

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Townsville, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

This small but fun filled, very interesting Historical Museum is definitely worth the visit. The informative volunteers who run this centre are just wonderful and were so patient and thoroughly entertaining to our group of Homeschool children and parents. See Townsville's Flinders Street East as it used to be in detailed miniature models, study what life was like before electricity,... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2015

I love history and looking at old photos etc. If your looking for something different to do and have never been - its worth going into and seeing the historical remnants of this beautiful town :)

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Townsville, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014

This review is about the museum in Flinders St Townsville and not the Townsville Historical Society & Museum at Currajong. The Townsville Historical Society and Museum has very interesting articles displayed covering items used from the old days such carpenters tools, radios, photographs of bygone times, cyclones that hit Townsville etc. Well worth a visit. Should be a must for... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2011

Not huge but still informative and open spaced and comfortable.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2011

It's been a while since I went, but there were no reviews so I thought I'd contribute. The museum is right next to Reef HQ and the IMAX theatre, so if you have time left after those 2, come to the museum. It takes about an hour or 2 to look through everything, maybe longer with children, or if you... More 

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