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Mareeba Heritage Museum and Visitor Information Centre

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Welcome to Mareeba Heritage Museum & Visitor Information Centre. Gain an insight into the region's history and attractions by visiting the Mareeba Heritage Museum & Visitor Information Centre. The Centre is situated 63kms from Cairns on the southern...more
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345 Byrnes St, Mareeba, Queensland 4880, Australia
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All reviews tobacco industry local history gold coin donation free entry great displays early settlers definitely worth a stop school room static displays keep up the good work historical items local area pleasant surprise couple of hours visitor information centre nice cafe coffee shop
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum and information centre is fantastic and the cafe has great food. Great presentation of some early life in MAREEBA and especially the history of tobacco growing here.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ridgys
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Called in with family to have breakfast. Amazing selection with ample amounts of food. Great coffee and amazing service have is a wonderful experience.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank waynep886
MareebaVIC, General Manager at Mareeba Heritage Museum and Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we are so glad that you enjoyed your visit. I have passed this on to the dedicated Coffee House team.

Reviewed 2 December 2018

The tourist advice is excellent. Lots of maps and information plus a team of staff who are keen to share local knowledge. The museum is well worth a couple of hours. Very well laid out and informative, with interesting displays. A must to visit if...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AitchHW
Reviewed 22 November 2018

The information services here are excellent and we obtained several very usefull maps and advice about activities. The heritage museum next to it is free (no cost) and exceptionally well presented. We got an explanation and demonstration from the assistant about the working of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank huys25
Reviewed 6 November 2018

This is a must to see when you come to Mareeba. The Museum is amazing , the food area is fantastic, The food is nice. The staff are lovely and friendly. The surroundings and the displays are aweseom

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sonja G
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We called in here on our way to Cooktown from Cairns and we surprised by the friendly staff, especially Michael, who told us we could bring our dog Diesel inside due to the heat. We had a lovely morning tea and left with lots of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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MareebaVIC, General Manager at Mareeba Heritage Museum and Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thank you for your comments and we are so glad you enjoyed your visit. Michael is a star volunteer and adores our four legged friends! Safe travels and come again soon.

Reviewed 24 October 2018

Enjoyable and informative museum with great staff and exhibits. The social history was particularly interesting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Mareeba you have done yourselves proud with you Museum and Heritage Centre. Plenty of parking available, plenty of room for RV's. The staff are well informed, friendly and welcoming, they even came outside and told us to come through with our dog. The history of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Neil F
MareebaVIC, General Manager at Mareeba Heritage Museum and Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thank you Neil for your review and we are very happy you enjoyed your visit. I shared this to our team of 48 Volunteers who were delighted to receive your recommendation. We hop to see you again soon.

Reviewed 7 October 2018

What a great bunch of volunteers to create such a huge display. So good to see factual accounts of the treatment of indigenous original inhabitants of the area. Fabulous cafe too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank randlhicks
MareebaVIC, General Manager at Mareeba Heritage Museum and Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you sharing your experience at our Centre, we are so glad you enjoyed yourself and hope to see you again sometime. Our volunteers work tirelessly and enjoy every minute of it.

Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

We came upon this en route to Atherton. We enjoyed a bite to eat and the museum exhibits. Plenty of shade on a hot day.

Date of experience: October 2018
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MareebaVIC, General Manager at Mareeba Heritage Museum and Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you sharing your experience at our Centre, we are so glad you enjoyed yourself and hope to see you again sometime. Our volunteers work tirelessly and enjoy every minute of it.

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