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Townsville Museum and Historical Society

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Volunteers very knowledgeable

We visited the museum with our 2 young children. We were lucky enough to visit while there was the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Firella_86
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Melbourne, Australia
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Great for Families

Excellent location to visit especially if you have children. Much to learn and see and the staff... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michael M
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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
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231 Hugh St | Currajong, Townsville, Queensland 4812, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Firella_86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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

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.

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

Thank Tristan F
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Put this on your list of places to visit. Customer service is excellent and the museum is amazing! Loved itQ!

Thank Shonene C
Reviewed 24 January 2018

They were having a Pirate themed exhibition when we were there. Excellent. The researchers had really done their jobs and it was a pleasure to experience. There was plenty to read which was very informative as well as being interactive for the kids. There is...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

What a great exhibition. The moving life like animals were fantastic with the relevant information about them to read. Life like screeches and screams from them as well. If you didn't see it you have missed a great exhibition. Also there is the coral reef...More

Thank macdoodle65
Reviewed 14 February 2017

our kids love this place, they just dont want to leave and i love having a coffee in the air con looking out at the marina

Thank 103thelighthouse
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Manned by volunteers, this museum gives a good insight into the region's past. It's a pity that it's hidden behind the ambulance centre, and a little hard to find. Even the GPS was a little confused.

Thank Bob B
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