About Cairns Historical Society Museum

The Cairns Museum presents a history of Cairns and District in static and pictorial displays. Beginning with our Aboriginal and Islander beginnings, the Chinese influence and early timber, mining and agricultural industries, the displays touch on every period of our development from foundation to the present day. Communications, Cairns in WW2 and railway historical items are presented on the spacious verandahs, while displays reflecting our domestic artifacts, shipping, the impact of European culture ...

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