Harvey talks history - check out this short video on the ABC website
The Museum OPEN DAY for 2012 was a great success. The photographs below show some of the collectables brought in on the day. Read more about it and catch up on the latest news in our newsletter.
Newsletter October 2012 (requires a PDF reader)
Where is the museum?
The Townsville Museum and Historical Society is a voluntary
organisation that operates with the support of the Townsville City Council.
It is the only museum whose displays are solely dedicated to the
history of Townsville.
Townsville Museum holds an extensive collection of artefacts and adheres
to the philosophy that museum displays have a primary function of showing
and explaining original articles of local material culture. The Museum
also holds extensive collections of original Townsville photographs and
The Museum's document collections extend beyond the Townsville area into
the North Queensland hinterland, and provide researchers with valuable
Monday to Friday: 9am - 2.30 pm.
Every first and third Sunday: 1.30pm --3.30pm.
Visits outside these hours may be arranged
by phoning 47 757838 or you can e-mail us.
Groups such as schools and clubs are welcome. Morning or afternoon tea
can be provided by arrangement.
Admission is free thanks to the support of the Townsville City Council.
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