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Mareeba Heritage Museum and Visitor Information Centre

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Address: 345 Byrnes St, Mareeba, Queensland 4880, Australia
Phone Number:
61740925674
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Welcome to Mareeba Heritage Museum & Visitor Information Centre. Gain...

Welcome to Mareeba Heritage Museum & Visitor Information Centre. Gain an insight into the region's history and attractions by visiting the Mareeba Heritage Museum & Visitor Information Centre. The Centre is situated 63kms from Cairns on the southern outskirts of Mareeba on the Atherton Tablelands and is open from 9am - 5pm, seven days a week. Closed only on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and Good Friday. Free entry, donations are much appreciated.

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Yummy old stop

We visited with family back home in mareeba and have always seen the museum as .... well just that... a museum. But the cafe has opened up a whole new taste sensation and a whole... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Lena B
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Mareeba, Australia
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Mareeba, Australia
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61 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited with family back home in mareeba and have always seen the museum as .... well just that... a museum. But the cafe has opened up a whole new taste sensation and a whole new reason for the new to visit the old. It's not airconditioned but the breeze and outdoor eatery was just wonderful. Couldn't have asked for... More 

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Thank Lena B
Mareeba, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place to explore the past as well as enjoy a lovely meal in a relaxed environment. It is a credit to all involved with the variety of displays.

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Thank jillian282015
Tauranga, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

Janet and the team are fantastic, the tour was very informative and well worth doing, they are very proud of their history in Mareeba.

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Thank CocotheClown2015
Brisbane Region, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

We popped in to ask some questions about the local area and were blown away by the display and stayed for over an hour looking around. This display would be of interest to all ages.

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Kandos, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Called in to get info about local area and was blown away by the magnificent museum, from the car park looks just like a visitor info centre walk inside and out the back and wow what a great museum free entry run by volunteers who went out of their way to help you

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Thank Laurence C
Mareeba, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Volunteer staff are super friendly and have a wealth of knowledge about the history of Mareeba and surrounds, always willing to help and always a pleasure to see their smiling faces. The new coffee shop also adds to the attraction, the customer service is great and a nice atmosphere.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

What a great experience to visit Mareeba Heritage Museum! The displays cover a large range of aspects of history related to the Mareeba area. There is plenty to read, as well as viewing artefacts from previous times. There is also a comprehensive display based on the tobacco industry - a former mainstay of Mareeba and surrounds. Your visit can be... More 

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Thank Ian M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Awesome culture and history rich museum with friendly helpful and accurate staff! We will be returning thanks for the visit 😊

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Mareeba, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

The Heritage Centre has always been a top spot & now the absence of Coffee has been addressed. A lovely open air, under cover area at the rear of the Heritage Centre now serves great coffee & light meals/snacks/slices etc. Well worth a visit by both locals & visitors alike.

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Thank Jim T
Gungahlin, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

What an awesome display the work that has gone into it is amazing. Staff at the centre very helpful, great lunch. Would highly recommend

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