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Stock Exchange Arcade

76 Mosman St, Charters Towers, Queensland 4820, Australia
+61 7 3223 6666
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haunted

there's gold in them thar buckets ! Finders keepers, no losers; a cup of tea might be thrown if if... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Arsalan2014
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Charters Towers, Australia
Beautiful architecture

This is an beautifully restored building in the township of Charters Towers. It was certainly a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
John D
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Burwood 3125
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Built to a design by Mark Cooper Day as the Royal Arcade, the Charters Towers Stock Exchange operated here from 1890 until 1916. The building houses many local Charters Towers businesses and the National Trust of Queensland Don Roderick Art Gallery. A rare example of an arcade in Queensland, one with architecture adapted to climate and well-liked for its scale and barrel-vault entrance, the Stock Exchange Arcade is indicative of the rise and fall of fortune on the nineteenth century goldfield.
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  • Poor4%
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“old building” (7 reviews)
“coffee shop” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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76 Mosman St, Charters Towers, Queensland 4820, Australia
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+61 7 3223 6666
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Reviewed 1 week ago

there's gold in them thar buckets ! Finders keepers, no losers; a cup of tea might be thrown if if well-behaved

Thank Arsalan2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an beautifully restored building in the township of Charters Towers. It was certainly a place to admire the building and get an indication of what the building were like in the past. Well done Charters Towers for keeping the old buildings.

Thank John D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The building actually has quite a few shops to look at as well. It's a great old building to visit. Good local operator as well.

Thank jamesboxhead
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little Arcade almost opposite the Charters Towers Main Street and just above next door to the Visitors Centre. Lovely looking old building with a nice gift shop, second hand book shop, a couple of businesses. Looked at having lunch at the Arcade Cafe wasn't...More

Thank Waynedvh
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful piece of history! Sadly they were having a 'bad morning' hence the lack of people skills.....we had two medium sized dogs, which though we were told it is generally a ' no dog policy ' we were allowed to let them sit...More

Thank Jenny D
Reviewed 8 January 2017

A beautiful building cleverly 6 little stores with a glass common roof. The Assay museum is at back.

Thank PetefromKooralbyn
Reviewed 7 October 2016

An amazing history. Beautiful breezeway, lots of tables to enjoy a cup of coffee, and or lunch. The architecture is beautiful, the atmosphere so peaceful, yet it's right on the Main Street. Another wonderful building in Charters Towers.

Thank Maggie F
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This was where the original stock exchange was, it is now a lovely arcade with coffee shops ,souvenir shops , secondhand book shop etc . It has information panels detailing the history, a lovely place to visit

Thank Denise G
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

An absolutely magical piece of early Australian architecture, paid for by the gold rush, go to the art gallery upstairs which gives a great view of the building as it was if you use your imagination, it also gives a different perspective of some of...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 16 September 2016

The old arcade was the stock exchange and in its tine did 2 calls a day and I believe this has never been done at any other exchange, 3rd exchange in Australia or was it number 4?

Thank Mike P
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