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Proserpine Historical Museum

Phone: 4945 3967


Visit the Historical Proserpine Museum, where you can learn about the interesting history of this sugar cane and cattle town. The establishment of a permanent museum in the Whitsunday region was a major initiative with strong support throughout the whole community. The facility is a multi-purpose venue, which houses the museum collection, and offers the opportunity for genealogical and extensive local history research. It affords educational benefits to locals and visitors alike has been embraced as a cultural centre for local arts and crafts, book fairs and travelling exhibitions. The museum bridges the decades since Federation with historical, thought-provoking displays that showcase the most significant achievements of the region during the last century.

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Ranked #4 of 13 things to do in Proserpine

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"Excellent History of the Sugar Industry"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 28 days ago

"Spent a couple of hours looking around. Enjoyed the stories of the families that settled in the area and the large bowl was something to behold." more »

thingsthatareunique, Tewantin, Australia
1 person found this review helpful

"So interesting! A must do!"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 3 months ago

"The proserpine museum is definitely a must do! So interesting, while also learning lots about the history of Proserpine/Airlie, early years & Wars as well! The staff are so lovely! And willing to..." more »

1 person found this review helpful

"Pioneer Spirit"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 5 months ago

"Great little museum, go Prossy. Always good to remember how much easier life is now. Hats off to those who have gone before." more »

meeow, Airlie Beach, Australia
1 person found this review helpful

198 Main Street, Proserpine, Queensland 4800 Australia