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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 13 things to do in Proserpine

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"Small-town atmosphere"

3/5 Average Reviewed 9 days ago

"Overwhelmed by the variety of, well, "stuff" in Proserpine Museum, I turned to what I thought was a fellow cruise ship passenger and said, "Everyone in this town must be a hoarder!" Yikes. I was..." more »

AlpinerHut, Chantilly, Virginia

"Whole family loved it! "

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 1 month ago

"My husband and I and our two young children (6 & 2) went here today to the Proserpine Museum. We all loved it! The kids had fun finding their animals for the work sheets and my husband and I found it..." more »

Stan14, Sydney, Australia
1 person found this review helpful

"Excellent History of the Sugar Industry"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 2 months ago

"Spent a couple of hours looking around. Enjoyed the stories of the families that settled in the area and the large bowl was something to behold." more »

thingsthatareunique, Tewantin, Australia
1 person found this review helpful

198 Main Street, Proserpine, Queensland 4800 Australia