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Great Insight into Early Settlement of Maryborough

Well restored historical building with great exhibits giving interesting insight into the early... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
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An amazing history of the early settlement of Maryborough

The staff member on duty was so enthusiastic about this place that we just had to look at... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2018
Greater Sydney, Australia
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Wharf Street, Maryborough, Queensland 4650, Australia
+61 7 4190 5722
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Well restored historical building with great exhibits giving interesting insight into the early establishment of Maryborough and its many famous son and daughters since then, including the current Governor of Queensland. Well worth spending 30 minutes here, even more if you have relatives from the...More

Thank FrankJosephV
Reviewed 2 February 2018

The staff member on duty was so enthusiastic about this place that we just had to look at everything - and how glad we were that we did. The displays are really well-presented and most informative - and we learned so much about Maryborough's early...More

Thank awpursey
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Amazing what you can find in "country" QLD, &, I include Barcaldine. Maryborough was the gateway to what is now QLD & this place embodies all the history, including the all important importation of alcohol, in all its forms. Very helpful & informative staff at...More

Thank raffles123
Reviewed 26 October 2017

This museum is all about the original arrivals in Maryborough and then the early years of the City. Maryborough was really the second major City in Queensland after Brisbane and was occupied by free settlers with no convicts. These museums are all in Wharf Street...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

A brilliant story told at the Customs House in pictures, words and movies. For children and those young at heart, there are interactive displays too. A very enjoyable visit.

Thank Salsaway
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Came to Maryborough to take the children on the steam train which is highly recommended. We stumble upon customs house where Eris was our guide. He was very wonderful with our children aged 7 and 3. There are so many interactive features and history in...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This is one of the museums you can visit on the 3 museum pass for $8. The gentleman on duty was very helpful ensuring we didn't miss anything. It tells the story of some of the early settlers in Maryborough. Reading the comment about overpowering...More

Thank JJ380
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Learnt alot about the settlers coming into Maryborough in this tour. The guide was very knowledgeable and was a treat to speak with.

Thank JoSmith81
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Part of the 3 museum pass, very interesting and worth the visit, found clicking on the year and listening to what happened interesting, visit was cut short due to overpowering staff , even thou it good to know information it nice to then be left...More

Thank 29Kathie
Reviewed 4 April 2016

The customs house had a lot of interesting artifacts, a great layout and some well-presented facts and history. The first staff member we interacted with was great and gave us a bit of a run-down with some points of interest and then left us to...More

Thank T N
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