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Mareeba Heritage Museum and Visitor Information Centre

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Address: 345 Byrnes St, Centenary Park, Mareeba, Queensland 4880, Australia
Phone Number: 07 40 925 674
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Well presented display in and outside. The Ambulance carriage is a unique piece. Well worth the visit. By donation. There is a small display of Aboriginal stuff..In future it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

Well presented display in and outside. The Ambulance carriage is a unique piece. Well worth the visit. By donation. There is a small display of Aboriginal stuff..In future it would be great to be able to see that in real dimensions...like the buckrider.

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This museum has some fascinating pieces. It is free and has excellent information for the local area.

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Mareeba
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

What makes the Heritage Centre so special is that it is staffed by volunteers, many of whom are well into their twilight years! With dedication and hugely interesting displays the Heritage Centre doubles as an historical museum of the area and an information centre for the Mareeba. Well worth a visit!

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New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This museum is an excellent look at yesteryear, with informative displays of everything olden days. Our kids really enjoyed walking around looking at all the historical items, as did we!! A lot of hands on stuff which was great. By far one of the best information centres of its kind & all for a donation. We spent about 2hrs here... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

A great collection of historical items. The displays are fantastic. This is one place to stop & all for a donation. The volunteers take great pride in sharing the history of the surrounding districts. Don't forget to stop in at the Arts & Craft Centre & the WWI display. We truly enjoyed our visit.

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Trinity Beach, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Take your time walking around this museum. Lots of hands on for the young and young at heart. Sit down in an olden day class room, see what the prison cells were like, check out the old train carriage and billy carts. Try the old fashioned phones, duck your head if you are tall as you go in the ambulance... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

this is a very interesting exhibition of early life in this area. We found it very interesting & informative

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Wow what a place! Could easily have spent more time walking around the amazing displays provided. Volunteer staff are delightful and the quality of the exhibits is wonderful. Standouts for us were the rail ambulance, the tobacco displays and....well everything really 😊

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Victor Harbor
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We were surprised to find an extensive heritage museum attached to the Mareeba tourist info centre. There were displays about Aboriginal heritage, the early mining history of the area (Including a mine disaster), settler life and the tobacco growing industry (which I had previously known nothing about, so learnt a lot). Staff were cheerful and helpful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Stopped here for information and kept staying longer as the different displays were authentic and engaging for those of us who enjoy history. Worth the time.

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