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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 10 things to do in Proserpine

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

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 1 month 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

"Amazing displays"

4/5 Very good Reviewed 4 months ago

"Visited here before heading home to Sydney. Amazing displays and very interesting. Definitely worth a look. When we first arrived we were welcomed by a lovely lady/ staff member. But when it came to..." more »

mandik86, Sydney, Australia


5/5 Excellent Reviewed 7 months ago

"I stopped into the Proserpine Museum whilst passing through with my wife and small dog. The Museum was fantastic. And so were the staff. Entry for adults was 6 dollars which was worth every cent. My..." more »

Joel M
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198 Main Street, Proserpine, Queensland 4800 Australia