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Townsville Museum and Historical Society

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a very interesting place to learn about Townsville's history but in the WRONG place!

i visited years ago as part of my job, i never knew it even existed , its rarely advertised. you'll... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Guy R
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Townsville, Australia
Townsville History

Several people have written reviews for the Tropical Museum of North Queensland and not the... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Sue12blue
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Townsville
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3 Oct 2018
“a very interesting place to learn about Townsville's history but in the WRONG place!”
24 Sep 2018
“Townsville History”
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231 Hugh St | Currajong, Townsville, Queensland 4812, Australia
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Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Ok museum which specialises in Townsville history. Entry is by $2.00 donation. Good collection of memorabilia. On the whole little to recommend it. No photography inside allowed.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

i visited years ago as part of my job, i never knew it even existed , its rarely advertised. you'll find this place out of town and if you are a backapcker without wheels don't bother going - its too far by foot and there's...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Guy R
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Several people have written reviews for the Tropical Museum of North Queensland and not the TOWNSVILLE MUSEUM AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY. Regarding the TM&HS, this amazing little museum does not have dinosaurs, pirates or displays not relevant to Townsville. The staff friendly and know their stuff....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sue12blue
Reviewed 2 September 2018

My Family really enjoyed the time we had there. Lots to see and well worth it. Cafe there to for a cuppa and cake

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank darrenb166
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This museum is a gem showing many aspects of the history and environment of Townsville, including schools, the port and seaborne trade, hospitals and medical care, the development of government services and retail trade, housing and family life, and wartime. It’s on a quiet suburban...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We visited the museum with our 2 young children. We were lucky enough to visit while there was the dinosaur display. The kids loved every minute of it and enjoyed the whole museum. So much to see and do and a whole section of interactive...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Firella_86
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Excellent location to visit especially if you have children. Much to learn and see and the staff are full of knowledge and willing to share. Great display and lots to learns. Well maintained and a great collection from over the years. Its great to see...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Michael M
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Great for families so much to learn and the staff were very helpful Cheap to get in So much to see and learn

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ph00ps
Reviewed 29 April 2018

You will learn and see so much, all so interesting, see ho all Australians lived from the beginning to the present.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Liana C
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Like stepping back in time. The displays are beautifully laid out, the volunteers are very knowledgeable, helpful and happy, AND ITS ONLY A GOLD COIN FOR ENTRY! Had a great time looking through everything, particularly the printing and phone displays. A must see for tourists...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Tristan F
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