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The Wide Bay Hospital Museum and its members are the custodian for, been preserving and researching the history of Maryborough's early public hospitals since 1991. Along the way a few discoveries have been made about our history. We display items...more
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Walker street | Cnr Walker and Yaralla Streets,, Maryborough, Queensland 4650, Australia
My travelling buddy and I were keen to visit this museum while in the area as we are both retired nurses so Australian hospital/medical/nursing history holds a special interest for us. This museum holds a comprehensive history of the various Maryborough hospitals over a period...More
Date of experience: November 2018
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Wide Bay H, WBHM Soc Inc President at Wide Bay Hospitals Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018
Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit to our museum and that you found the history that we endeavour to preserve and share of interest.
We had 2 great ladies to show us around this great museum. They knew so much about the history of this hospital and the town in general. They found the records of my mum from when she did her middy training here in the very...More
Set in lovely grounds adjacent to the main hospital, we saw the equipment used in hospitals in the past all kept in an original hospital building. So lovingly kept with all the history and stories too.
This hospital Museum is only open on Thusday I think for they do not have enough Volunteers.... The Ladies who are there are very knowledgeable and the exhibits are varied and plentiful about the instruments and practices that used to happen with the Doctors and...More
It is housed in a 1927 former doctors residence which is still on the grounds of the Present day Hospital . Lots of Photos from days gone bye of Nursing staff that ether worked at the hospital or were trained there. - Packed with surgical...More