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Tanks Arts Centre

46 Collins Avenue, Edge Hill, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4032 6600
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A wonderful surprise

We came across the gallery as we completed our walk. The gallery space was unique and beautifully... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roma2861
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Adelaide, Australia
Tanks monthly market...awesome

Tanks art centre runs this market for a few month in the year. Just loved the stalls, great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
holly g
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One of Australia's most unique venues. Converted from historic wartime oil tanks to an arts centre. By day view free art exhibitions and walk the beautiful surrounds. By night be sure to check who is playing in Cairns' best entertainment venue (awarded this title for the last five years and counting).
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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46 Collins Avenue, Edge Hill, Queensland 4870, Australia
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+61 7 4032 6600
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came across the gallery as we completed our walk. The gallery space was unique and beautifully presented. Current exhibition was sensitively curated focussing on the Cairns community. Wonderful images representing the multicultural community. A wonderful surprise in a beautiful space.

Thank Roma2861
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tanks art centre runs this market for a few month in the year. Just loved the stalls, great variety of things; pottery, clothing, jewellery, food stuff etc. a lot of the stall holders are artist selling their wears. One of the best markets I've been...More

Thank holly g
Reviewed 23 June 2017

There is something quite special about the Tanks Arts Centre. I can't quite define it, but when at a concert or show at Tanks, the venue itself is alive with good vibe. Love it here.

Thank misslisrocks
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I wasn't really looking forward to this as I'm not huge on art. I was pleasantly surprised. The art was all interesting and great quality and I loved the idea of these WW2 fuel tanks now being used for all forms of art. I would...More

1  Thank Joanna P
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Went to a photographic exhibition in one of the tanks. Really great. This arts precinct is near the botanical gardens and in a very pleasant setting. Cool to wander around on a hot summers day. Worth a visit.

2  Thank AJG35
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Using five old storage tanks and turning them into art venues (one art gallery, one a theater, not sure about the others) within the Cairns Botanical Gardens. Love the idea of finding new uses for old things otherwise sitting idle. Only visited the art gallery...More

Thank Mike5466
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Have just been to the student art exhibition and it was amazing - dozens of multimedia works from thoughtful, creative and talented young people. Also thought it was great that the old water tank has been re-purposed for such a great community facility.

Thank Claire M
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Awesome live music, vibrant art exhibitions and diverse market days, love this venue always a great atmosphere and program of events. If you are looking for a unique venue this is definitely a place to visit. Walking distance to the Botanic Gardens and other great...More

Thank Bisquardo
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

The Tanks has plenty to see and watch , it has very large Tanks made into Art Gallery's excellent live shows ,some served with morning tea.

Thank Beverley W
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Visited this area to see an art display, ingenious use of old water tanks converted into areas for entertainment, displays and functions. The surrounding gardens are worth the time to wander around. Check local guides to see what events etc are on during you stay.

Thank Jason R
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Kerry B
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