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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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this visitors centre is just awesome, I loved the little museum out back of the centre, it is full of so much history about mareebaa and surrounding areas

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
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Berlin, Germany
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

this visitors centre is just awesome, I loved the little museum out back of the centre, it is full of so much history about mareebaa and surrounding areas

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This is an awesome visitor information center! Very friendly and helpful staff. Amazing display of earlier Mareeba. A must do even if you are just on your way through!

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stroud
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We happened to stop at the Mareeba Heritage Museum by chance. And spend a couple of hours there. Stuffed full of information and stuff! with a humorous style. It is free to go round and is manned by volunteers but please remember to put money in the donation box. The paper stuff doesn't make a sound when you put it... More 

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Hull, East Yorks
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This place was a real find. We always enjoy quirky little hometown museums & this is a particularly fine example (& not so little) We thought we might spend half an hour & have an ice cream but there is so much more to see out the back that we had at least a couple of hours. There are great... More 

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Australia
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Operational clothes dryers and telephone systems. Definitely worth a stop over and quite a lot of interesting stuff all for a donation. Probably the best attraction of the area (specially since I am not a coffee person).

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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We unexpectedly spent almost three hours here. So, have plenty of time up your sleeve. The museum is free, but there is an opportunity to donate as you see fit. The place is almost like a full scale replica of the good old days. There is so much to see and read about the tobacco industry that was so fundamental... More 

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Tolga, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Great local history lesson of the region. The struggles over the decades can be seen in the many static displays. The staff at the centre are both knowledgeable about their area and very passionate about there work as well. This Museum is run mainly by local volunteers. Well worth a visit if you are in the area where there is... More 

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

a really wonderfull place to learn all about mareeba and the tablelands a nice bike ride from familys house ,we went several times while staying in mareeba and the staff r a font of knowledge and never to bsy to talk to people ,learnt so much while there and u can even get a cup of coffee ,while we where... More 

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Alstonville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I've been to some museums in my travels, both in Australia and overseas, but the Mareeba heritage museum would have to rate as the best Regional Township Museum in Queensland. There is so much to look at and learn about Mareeba and its district, you will need a lot of time. The staff were helpful with other attraction information and... More 

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Mareeba
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The Mareeba Heritage Museum and Visitor Information Centre has a very interesting collection featuring the social history of the local area covering Aboriginal history, Early settlement, early Explorers to mention but a few. It is well laid out and you can easily spend two hours exploring. There is a great display about the tobacco industry which ceased in 2004. Lots... More 

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