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Queanbeyan Museum

Queanbeyan Museum
Queanbeyan Museum
Queanbeyan Museum
Queanbeyan Museum
Queanbeyan Museum
Queanbeyan Museum
Queanbeyan Museum
Queanbeyan Museum
Queanbeyan Museum
Queanbeyan Museum
Queanbeyan Museum

Overview

Housed in a beautifully preserved 1876 building, the Queanbeyan Museum houses an interesting collection of memorabilia from the area.

The Museum has themed displays including Queanbeyan's Story Begins - the Ngambri people, early exploration and settlers, the 'From Settlement to Town' display featuring the railway, telephones, shopkeepers, plumbers, builders, barbers, schooling and courthouses. Bushrangers, Villains and Larrikins - local bushranging from the convict and gold rush eras, The Old Blacksmith's Shop - as it was in the 1900s, That's Entertainment - featuring cameras, radios, fiddles and accordians, Phonographs and Photographs - spotlight on businessman and entrepreneur Theo Cooper, Queanbeyan Medical Practices - featuring an original iron lung and historical mural by acclaimed artist Margaret Hadfield and much, much more.

Free parking behind the Printing Museum next door during opening hours.

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Farrer Place, New South Wales, AustraliaGet Directions

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor ratingBased on 9 reviews

“Brilliant Country Town Museum”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 6mos ago by car0leb66

This is a brilliant museum depicting the history of the Queanbeyan area with stories and fascinating memorablia. It is run by knowledgeable volunteers who have a cross section of the background of...

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“A little piece of history....”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 7yrs ago by Fiona S

... that's just down the road. Everything was set up really well. Clear and easy to read and understand. The people that were running it the day we went were friendly and full of information. I love...

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“Nice little museum”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 7yrs ago by 252MarkS252

When you are near Canberra and the magnificent and well-funded national museums it is hard to compete for the small local museums like this one. Nevertheless if you aire interested in local history...

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  • Carpark
  • Family Friendly
  • Non Smoking
  • Public Toilet