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The Cultural Centre Townsville

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Address: 2-68 Flinders St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4772 7679
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Mon - Sat 09:30 - 16:30

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Did not get beyond the store...

In fairness, we did not explore the actual 'museum' there, but after having seen some authentic aboriginal work in the Port Douglas area, we did not see much that appealed to us... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 May 2015
StanleyandMarie
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Ontario, Canada
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Aussie In Canberra
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107 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

This center has been closed for several months but there is no information to show that it is closed and the reason for it Several overseas tourist tried to visit the center while we were there

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Townsville, Australia
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

Such a shame this has been closed down for over 6 months now and the space is wasted and the outside is now not maintained so looking very sad. Please mark this attraction as CLOSED Thanks

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Thank Chris G
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

The Cultural Centre closed at the end of September 2015. The sign said the closure was permanent. We were very disappointed not to be able to enjoy this experience.

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1 Thank TennisAddict1
Townsville, Australia
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

There are two sections: The Cultural Centre and the museun. The Cultural Centre has visual & oral information on Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander history & culture. If you are looking at holding an event & want to include dancing and Traditional Owners & Elders then this is the place to contact. The musuem, although rather expensive for a family,... More 

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Mooroopma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

Was. Great experience but not open on the weekends thou when you having a bit of time out from veitinpg so e one in hospital

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Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2015

In fairness, we did not explore the actual 'museum' there, but after having seen some authentic aboriginal work in the Port Douglas area, we did not see much that appealed to us in the free 'shopping' area. Therefore, we did not pay to see the rest.

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Thank StanleyandMarie
Townsville, Australia
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015

Enjoyed taking the time to listen to videos of history in the museum section. Allow yourself several hours to totally enjoy, for the entrance price this is excellent. Artwork in shop area was great and if looking for that unusual gift then this could be the place, this section is free to enter and find a souvenir. Staff who served... More 

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Thank Chris G
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2015

awesome presentation of local Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander art, and history information. Very informative staff walked us through the centre and while not on for our visit, they do have excellent tours available if one asks.

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1 Thank Rona S
Far North Queensland - Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2015

This well loved centre is fully utilised, parking is usually easy and food served is good and very reasonable. Shows are excellent and seating comfortable.

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Thank andromedainfusion
Mount Cotton, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2014

My husband & I went to the Cultural Centre it is a great place to learn about the talents of the Aboriginal people. I did not like that it was not open long enough

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Thank Julie D

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