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“Take a step back in time” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Greenmount Homestead

Greenmount Homestead
Greenmount Road | Walkerston, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
07 4959 2250
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Ranked #11 of 19 attractions in Mackay
Type: History Museums
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Mackay, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Take a step back in time”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

This beautiful original homestead takes you back in time ! It is looked after by a trust and run by volunteers. There is a small admission fee, which is fine. The local young school children love visiting and most 'young' people are in awe as to how people lived and worked back in the 1800's. It is very well kept and the surrounding grounds and gardens are great to wonder around, the views are wonderful. A great place for a picnic also and soak up the North Queensland sunshine !!

Visited March 2013
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Mackay, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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“Greenmount Homestead”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Heritage homestead looked after by a Trust. Small admission fee grants you access to the interior where you step back in time to the days when the Cook family lived there. Gloria, one of the original servants is on hand to show you around.

Visited August 2012
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Mackay, Australia
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“Poor opening hours”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

Love the ambience and the site. Took some overseas friends recently and very disappointed to find the place closed at lunch times on weekends! Surely this is when people want to visit or have a picnic in the beautiful grounds!! Check opening hours before venturing out !!

Visited February 2013
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North Mackay, Australia
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“A piece of Mackay history”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

The tour was very good, the lady was very knowledgable. I would have liked to be able to take photos inside the house.

Visited March 2013
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Mackay, Australia
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“A little bit of history”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013 via mobile

Over the years one loses a sense of history. Green mount homestead has managed to bring it alive again with the displays of clothes, toys and household items used in the era of days long gone. It is a treasure for school children to witness. It has changed over the years with many things not as I remember or on display but still well worth a trip.

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