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Outside the buiding where the author lived

It is just a life size statue. Don't expect too much. But it is lovely to see the statue as you... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2018
Brisbane, Australia
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Great fun at the traffic lights

Interesting to actually read about P.L.Travers. The fun part is Mary Poppins is the Walk , Do not... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
Stephanie P
Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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Kent Street | Corner Richmond Street, Maryborough, Queensland 4650, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice day out to walk the streets of Maryborough and learn about the heritage and get some great snapshots. The lights on the traffic lights also have the Mary Poppins feature which you see people amazed and willing to stand in the middle of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

Stopped here today to learn about the heritage of May Poppins. It is simply a bronze statue of Mary Poppins and information about her heritage. The exciting thing was the crossing. Instead of a regular red and green man it is Mary Poppins. Definitely worth...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

Kitsch bronze statue in front of the what was once the bank building where PL Travers lived for a few years in her childhood.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

It is just a life size statue. Don't expect too much. But it is lovely to see the statue as you walk around Maryborough which is a nice town with a river and lovely old buildings. See more statues including one of the author in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

The fact everyone comments on the traffic lights as being better than the statue probably says it all. Small, understated and not very showy at all - a bit like the character and the author. When we visited, building work hoardings were the back drop....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

This statue is cute but on our visit there is work going on and photos ruined by the fencing. A must see in Maryborough.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

Interesting to actually read about P.L.Travers. The fun part is Mary Poppins is the Walk , Do not walk sign.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 3, 2018

If you are visiting Maryborough take the time to see the Mary Poppins Statue and check out some of the Walk and Don't Walk signs with Mary Poppins lights

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rod S
Reviewed May 18, 2018

I was expecting more .. the statue is quite bland and uninteresting .. and looking very lonely standing on a corner. I was more interested in the pedestrian traffic lights which had the silhouette of Mary Poppins - red with her umbrella down - green...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Brissy2
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

There is no child or adult on this planet that isn’t accustomed to Mary Poppins! A must do and see for the avid lover of Mary Poppins is to see the statue and the town where Mary Poppins herself was born! It was definitely a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Qlders80
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