Museum Info

Museum Info

Opening Hours

Daily 10am to 3pm

Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

Please note - This museum is operated by volunteers and occasionally may not open if problems arise outside of our control.

Admission Fees

Adult $8

Concession $5

Child (3-14 years) and school student $5

Family $15

School groups $5 per student, accompanying teachers, parents and carers free


42-68 Palmer Street, South Townsville

How to get to the Museum

  • Private transport: Free street parking for vehicles is available on Palmer Street (maximum two hours) or in the Museum’s car park (free)
  • Townsville Taxis: 131 008
  • Sunbus: Route 208 from the city centre via Palmer Street. Most other Sunbus routes begin and end in the city centre, from where it is only a short walk across Ross Creek to the Museum.
  • Sealink ferry: From the Breakwater Ferry Terminal it is a short walk across Ross Creek to the Museum. The Breakwater Ferry Terminal also is used by Townsville Taxis, Sunbus Routes 200 and 201 and the Greyhound bus service.
  • Magnetic Island Ferries: The barge terminal in Ross Street is about 200 metres from the Museum