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Mareeba Heritage Museum and Visitor Information Centre

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Address: 345 Byrnes St, Mareeba, Queensland 4880, Australia
Phone Number:
61740925674
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Welcome to Mareeba Heritage Museum & Visitor Information Centre. Gain...

Welcome to Mareeba Heritage Museum & Visitor Information Centre. Gain an insight into the region's history and attractions by visiting the Mareeba Heritage Museum & Visitor Information Centre. The Centre is situated 63kms from Cairns on the southern outskirts of Mareeba on the Atherton Tablelands and is open from 9am - 5pm, seven days a week. Closed only on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and Good Friday. Free entry, donations are much appreciated.

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great gold coin donation site. They did an amazing job with this site. Do take a walk through and see all the history.

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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

great gold coin donation site. They did an amazing job with this site. Do take a walk through and see all the history.

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Pitt Town
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A great place to visit with lots to see. The staff at the information centre are very friendly and helpful, with lots of advise on places to visit. The museum is free .. with a donation if you want. It's worth a look at. Just love Mareeba and its people.

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Thank Debbie R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped off in Mareeba on our way from the Tablelands to Port Douglas as we were told there was a market. That was pretty mediocre but what we did find was this wonderful heritage museum. It starts with aboriginal life, then the settlers, world wars , mining , tobacco and life in this town through the 1800s and 1900s.... More 

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Thank Ragehcat
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here, as we find Visitor Information Centres in Australia very helpful, and they certainly were, providing us with maps and very helpful information about the area. It's staffed by enthusiastic volunteers, not trying to sell a tour or work the commercial slant. But what really stands out here is the museum. It's been painstakingly curated with masses of... More 

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Thank LisbonMile
Mareeba, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delicious lunch and a variety of drinks with our group of four. The menu is fantastic with a huge range of choices.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good collection and not just a view only museum. Kids run around and had fun learning while having fun. Loved the telephones.

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Thank AnnaNGarrett
Mareeba, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We visited with family back home in mareeba and have always seen the museum as .... well just that... a museum. But the cafe has opened up a whole new taste sensation and a whole new reason for the new to visit the old. It's not airconditioned but the breeze and outdoor eatery was just wonderful. Couldn't have asked for... More 

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Thank Lena B
Mareeba, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

A great place to explore the past as well as enjoy a lovely meal in a relaxed environment. It is a credit to all involved with the variety of displays.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Janet and the team are fantastic, the tour was very informative and well worth doing, they are very proud of their history in Mareeba.

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We popped in to ask some questions about the local area and were blown away by the display and stayed for over an hour looking around. This display would be of interest to all ages.

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