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Cairns Museum 12 Month Pass | From $ 26

Special Expires 31 Mar 2019

Cairns Museum Local Year Pass includes free membership to the Cairns Historical Society plus all these benefits:

12 months free access to the Research Centre
12 months free entry to the Cairns Museum
Monthly bulletins of local history
Bi-m... More
Cairns Museum Local Year Pass includes free membership to the Cairns Historical Society plus all these benefits:

12 months free access to the Research Centre
12 months free entry to the Cairns Museum
Monthly bulletins of local history
Bi-monthly newsletters to keep up to date with Society matters
Invitations to all CHS events and excursions.

CURRENT MEMBERSHIP FEES ARE:
Individual: $26.50
Family: $43
Student: $21.50

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About Cairns Museum

CAIRNS MUSEUM

MUSEUM + HISTORICAL SOCIETY

The Cairns Museum has amazing stories to share about living in the tropics.

Stories of heat, sweat and hard work. Of cane, railways, rainforests and reefs. Of White Australia, Aboriginal resistance and European isolation. Tales of tourists, hippies and local celebrations, amidst humidity, cyclones, toads, mould and mozzies.

The Cairns Museum showcases the Cairns Historical Society’s amazing collection of objects, photographs and archival records. This collection holds the secrets and memories of the people, places, events and changing the environment of Cairns and Far North Queensland.

Come in and discover the real Cairns! 

ADMISSION PRICES

  • Adult: $10
  • Child (under 14): $5
  • Family (2 parents or grandparents + 3 kids): $25
  • Pensioner/Senior/Concession: $8
  • Members: FREE

CAIRNS HISTORICAL SOCIETY

The Cairns Museum is owned and operated by the Cairns Historical Society.

The Society's extensive archival and photographic collections are open to anyone with a research interest in Cairns or Far North Queensland.

If you have an interest in history, you need to visit the Cairns Museum and the CHS Research Centre at the Cairns School of Arts

MEMBERSHIP

The Cairns Historical Society is a membership organisation. Your annual membership helps pay for the materials we need to develop, conserve and interpret our nationally significant collection.

CHS MEMBERS RECEIVE:

  • 12 months free entry to the Cairns Museum
  • 12 months free access to the Research Centre
  • Monthly bulletins of local history
  • Bi-monthly newsletters to keep up to date with Society matters
  • Invitations to all CHS events and excursions

CURRENT MEMBERSHIP FEES ARE:

  • Individual: $25
  • Family: $40
  • Student: $20

News By Cairns Museum

New Exhibition "Recent Acquisitions" - now open

New  Exhibition

By Cairns Museum

12 Oct 2018

Why is a 2000-year-old coin from ancient Egypt relevant to Cairns?  Who cares about an old hat?  What on earth is MUIOOF?  Come and find out what the Cairns Museum collects and why, in our new exhibition 'Recent Acquisitions'.  Free with Museum entry



Gregg Anderson's hat,  Cairns


School Holiday Fun

School Holiday Fun

By Cairns Museum

29 Jun 2018

School Holiday Fun
June 29th - July 15th

The Cairns Museum Kids Corner will run throughout the school holidays with varied activities including our very popular Morse code activity for 7-12 year olds, between 10.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursdays 5th & 12th July - (must be accompanied by an Adult)


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Cairns Museum Reviews

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0 Lisa L

If you would like a really authentic museum experience this is where you will get it! The tour guides are as old as the exhibits and brimming with actual knowledge and experience of the pieces they love to educate about.

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0 Gordon G

The museum is currently being refurbished and re-opens in 2017 with new displays but the collections are still available for research. The society has one of the most extensive photographic collections of any regional museum/ historical society. The range of other documentary material is also impressive for local history buffs. Volunteers do an incredible job at helping gather material.


How to get to Cairns Museum

Cnr Lake and Shields Streets Cairns QLD 4870


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Hours: Mon - Sat: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

Address:
Cnr Lake and Shields Streets Cairns QLD 4870


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