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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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"Very interesting. "

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 5 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 »


"Well worth a visit"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 6 months ago

"I used the museum as a stop over on a long trip and was able to stretch my legs. $6 admission was well worth it. Lots of information about the stories from early settlers and their involvement with..." more »

Annamarie D, Bundaberg, Australia
2 people found this review helpful

"Typical country museum with lots of local artifacts, but the gift shop is well worth indulgence"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 8 months ago

"I have always held an interest in Australian history both ancient and modern, so it is always my habit to visit local museums just to study the historical background, But my visit here was a double..." more »

Kim M, Ellenbrook, Australia

198 Main Street, Proserpine, Queensland 4800 Australia