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Heritage Style Museum

Heritage Style Museum

Gain an insight into the region's history and attractions by visiting the Mareeba Heritage Museum and Tourist Information Centre.

The displays are housed in a Heritage Style Museum which includes a small shop selling local produce, books, souvenirs and art and crafts. Wide, cool verandahs have benches for enjoying a refreshing drink.

 

Large Back Yard

Large Back Yard

The facility has a large back yard with a unique, one of its kind Rail Ambulance, a Historic Railway Carriage and a workable Blacksmith shop.

Free tourist maps and information on the Mareeba Shire and surrounding regions are provided at the Centre. Visitors can gain expert information on what to see and do.

Plenty of parking space, wide cool verandahs, with wheelchair access and clean toilets are available.

 

Tourism Information

Tourism Information

Many visitors call into the museum for Tourist Information, then spend considerable time there because it's an attraction in itself with its intriguing displays.

The Centre has an extensive Aboriginal cultural display, a settler's hut showcasing historical memorabilia, turn-of-the-century telephone exchange, a printing press and a motor rail ambulance.

There are also displays on mining, forestry, tobacco, agriculture and the Wet Tropics. The wet tropics display features a cassowary (the flightless rainforest bird), other birdlife and rainforest vegetation. 

 

Displays

Displays
Many visitors call into the Mareeba Heritage Museum for tourist information, then spend considerable time there because it's an attraction in itself with its intriguing displays.
  • Aboriginal Cultural Display
  • Early Explorers
  • Pioneer and Early History Display
  • The War Years
  • Mt Mulligan Mine
  • Timber Industry Display
  • Wet Tropics Display
  • Unique Rail Ambulance
  • Train Carriage
  • Tablelands Pioneer Blacksmith Shop
  • Dairy and Rodeo Display
  • Tableland Tobacco and Bulk Barn Display

The Centre has an extensive aboriginal cultural display, a settler's hut showcasing historical memorabilia, turn-of-the-century telephone exchange, a printing press and a motor rail ambulance. There are also displays on mining, forestry, tobacco, agriculture and the wet tropics.

The wet tropics display features a cassowary (the flightless rainforest bird), other birdlife and rainforest vegetation. The museum is open from 8.00am to 4.00pm seven days a week.

 


News By Mareeba Heritage Museum & Tourist Information Centre

Mareeba Markets Centenary Park

Mareeba Markets Centenary Park

By Mareeba Heritage Museum & Tourist Information Centre

01 Jul 2011

Come and browse through a large selection of local Arts & Crafts, local exotic fruits and produce. The Mareeba Markets are an ideal place to find that something special.When: MonthlyWhere: Centenary Park MareebaMore info: ph (07) 40 925 674

The Mareeba Rodeo 16-17 July 2011

The Mareeba Rodeo 16-17 July 2011

By Mareeba Heritage Museum & Tourist Information Centre

01 Jul 2011

Watch spellbound as rodeo action explodes before you in July. Cheer the clowns on as they perform death defying feats and hold your breath as the rough riders fly through the air. The event commences the Friday night prior to the rodeo with the Rodeo Queen entrants, which are paraded through the streets accompanied by a huge procession of floats where all the township come out to see.When: 16-17 July 2011Where: Kerribee Park Mareeba (camping, parking, food, bar and toilet facilities available).More info: ph (07) 40 921 583Online: http://www.mareebarodeo.com.au/

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345 Byrnes Street
Mareeba
Queensland 4880
Australia


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