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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 12 things to do in Proserpine

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"Wonderful museum."

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 2 months ago

"Called into the Proserpine Museum, whilst up at Airlie Beach.WOW what a fantastic collection of history of the Proserpine and Whitsunday regions. Allow plenty of time to look around and read the..." more »

PMGALEA, Grasstree Beach, Australia

"Acting local tourism officers"

4/5 Very good Reviewed 4 months ago

"As the local tourism office is closed the staff were most pleasant and helpful, and found maps for us. We had lunch at the Peter Faust Dam, and afternoon ice cream soda at Georges Diner at Conway..." more »

Jan B

"Very interesting. "

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 11 months ago

"Lots to look at. Very vast collection of local items and memorabilia. Well worth the stop and the staff is very friendly and helpful." more »


198 Main Street, Proserpine, Queensland 4800 Australia