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Museum Of Tropical Queensland

About Museum Of Tropical Queensland

Situated within the Queensland Museum Network, the Museum of Tropical Queensland is an ideal destination for those seeking a comprehensive overview of North Queensland’s fascinating history. Its galleries showcase the region’s highlights, including the World Heritage-listed rainforests, intricate coral reefs, and the sorrowful story of the HMS Pandora, which was tasked with capturing the Bounty mutineers. The museum also delves into life in the tropics, from prehistoric times to the present. Located right in the heart of Townsville, the museum is a must-visit for anyone interested in delving deep into the history and culture of this beautiful region.

Townsville and regional residents have reason to rejoice as they can now avail of discounted admission rates at the museum. Moreover, visitors can enjoy all exhibitions included in the admission. Become an Annual Pass holder and enjoy unlimited entry access to the museum for 12 months. While paid street parking is available outside the museum, free parking is available on The Strand, just around 200 metres away (with time limits in place). With such accessibility and affordability, there’s no excuse to miss out on the museum’s beautiful exhibits and displays.

What to do at Museum Of Tropical Queensland

The Galley Cafe offers a peaceful and welcoming space to visitors seeking a break from exploring our facility’s diverse range of exhibitions and displays. With its picturesque waterfront location, you can enjoy the natural beauty surrounding us while enjoying a delicious coffee, snack or light lunch. Our menu is carefully crafted to suit all tastes and dietary requirements, ensuring you feel satisfied and energized for the next part of your adventure. The cafe is open from 10 am to 2 pm every day. Relax with us and discover a new world of culture, history, and science.

If you’re looking for a way to commemorate your museum visit, make sure to stop by the Museum Shop. This one-of-a-kind store offers an eclectic mix of items that can’t be found anywhere else. From contemporary homewares to educational games and toys, there’s something for everyone here. You’ll also find an impressive jewellery selection that will catch your eye. And don’t forget about the wide range of souvenirs and mementoes available to make your visit memorable. No matter your interest, the Museum Shop is a must-see destination during your trip.

One local company in Townsville involved in this tourists attraction is:

Name: Superior Concrete Townsville

Address: 24 Mackley St, Garbutt QLD 4814

Phone: (07) 4448 3162