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MacArthur Museum Brisbane

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So much to see and fo here,great for learning, fantastic for families. Very airy and pleasant... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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A very interesting approach to WWII and the history lived in Australia. Its a little place but... read more

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This museum focuses on Brisbane's time as Pacific headquarters during World War II.
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201 Edward St | MacArthur Chambers building, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 3211 7052
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So much to see and fo here,great for learning, fantastic for families. Very airy and pleasant place to visit great activities as well,with friendly staff. On the day I visited it was overwhelming with visitors so it really was difficult to enjoy as it should...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very interesting approach to WWII and the history lived in Australia. Its a little place but totaly exceeded my expectations, its a Must

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Roscaman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having missed out the Pacific War at school I was glad to have been here and learnt quite a bit to fill in a few gaps. Brisbane must have been an extraordinary place with a garrison population larger than her own.

Date of experience: March 2019
Reviewed January 29, 2019 via mobile

An interesting collection showing Brisbane during WWII and General MacArthur’s headquarters office. Excellent volunteer staff. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

This is a specialised museum, with an extensive display based on how World War 2 affected Australia, and Brisbane in particular. General MacArthur's old office is fascinating.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank raintree53
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Visited with my family whilst on holiday. I am well-versed in military history and a former serviceman myself but was unaware that MacArthur ran the Pacific War from this location in Brisbane. This is a fabulous gem with loads of interesting stuff on display and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

We visited on a Sunday morning and thoroughly enjoyed seeing the exhibits. Very informative including the short documentary on war time Brisbane. Loved seeing MacArthur’s office created. Well worth a visit when in Brisbane if you have an interest in history, Highly recommended.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Papatoetoe
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Located at MacArthur Chambers Edward Street Brisbane. Not only a museum about General Douglas MacArthur but also tells the story of wartime Brisbane and the war in the Pacific. Excellent collection of historic artefacts with audio visual display. See MacArthur's original wartime office. Well worth...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

This is an interesting, but lesser known museum in the centre of Brisbane, at the MacArthur Chambers, on the corner of Queen and Edward Streets. It has limited opening hours: Only Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays from 10.00am to 3.00pm. When you first enter the building,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Artfornodriving
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Very interesting for those interested in history. It was great to learn so much about the IIWW from the Australian perspective and learn much about gen. MacArthur's day in Brisbane. The museum is open only 3 days a week and for short hours (10-14?). 1...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Beata B
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