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Flinders Discovery Centre

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Thought it was outstanding

Called in to get information on the area. The girls in the office were brilliant. Full of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rob C
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Masterton, Wellington, New Zealand
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You walk in and immediatley are met with a giant muttaburrasaurus.

An interesting museum in a small town - it's really a primary focus of Hughenden. Staff are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lesley1-1956
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Sydney, Australia
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37 Gray St, Hughenden, Queensland 4821, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Called in to get information on the area. The girls in the office were brilliant. Full of information and ideas. The display behind the info centre was outstanding. Took quite awhile to wander through. The display showing how different fossils are created was very educational....More

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An interesting museum in a small town - it's really a primary focus of Hughenden. Staff are friendly. Museum has some interesting exhibits. The video about the changes of earth really could be updated.

Thank Lesley1-1956
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Everything fossil and dinosaur related in the well presented museum . Film about formation of Porcupine Gorge very informative. And information about innovative wind/solar/energy storage facility under construction nearby . Come on Australia ! We need more renewable energy facilities !

1  Thank melbourneros
Reviewed 1 September 2018

What a great little road trip we had. Flew from Sydney to Townsville where we stayed at Rowes Bay Caravan park. Delightful cabins steps from the beach and close by to North Ward shoping centre and all its restaurants, bars and shopping. We hired a...More

Thank Tripinagin
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Although well priced entry (unlike the gift shop) this place is so dull. Took our family about 8 minutes to look and that was it. One large fake bone dinosaur is not worth the $14 entry I paid for my family . Unfortunately due to...More

1  Thank langer1980
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff were able to provide excellent information on Porcupine Gorge and the drive out there from town. Reasonably well stocked information centre.

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Major Fossils and minerals to look at with a clear commentary to help you understand what happened so many years ago. Helps you to understand how old Australia is.

Thank GandC1948
FDCTourismofficer, Tourism Officer at Flinders Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Thank you for your review. The information we have in our Museum really does give a good over view on the ancient history of our beautiful surroundings.

Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff, excellent information and a great intro into the Australian Dinosaur experience. You can buy your trail pass here which is good value if you are heading on to Richmond and Winton as well. Stay and watch the excellent movie on the creation of...More

Thank MissJessica217
FDCTourismofficer, Tourism Officer at Flinders Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank you kindly for your awesome review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to Flinders Discovery Centre and Hughenden. May see you again one day!

Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Nice display. Good skeleton of muttaburrasaurus. Very interesting collection of gems/minerals. Staff were very friendly

Thank RobynLJ
FDCTourismofficer, Tourism Officer at Flinders Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Hi there, thanks for your kind words. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit enough to spread the word! Cheers.

Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Only $5 to enter, with some good dinosaur and region history, but nothing special but fair value. In main Street with lots of parking. Staff were friendly and happy to give regional info. Time taken inside was less than an hour - 1 large dinosaur...More

Thank 188petere
FDCTourismofficer, Tourism Officer at Flinders Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Cheers for your in depth report. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us! Hope to see you again some time!

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