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Don’t miss this wonderful cultural centre & the best coffee in the North

We were severely time limited for this visit to Thursday Island. The cultural centre is wonderful... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Tony P
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Family visit with parent

Was glad to see it would he open until 4:30pm Saturday after hearing stories of it not opening for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cairns, Australia
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“local art”(2 reviews)
“culture”(8 reviews)
“torres”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
cnr Victoria Parade and Blackall Street, Thursday Island, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4069 0888
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were severely time limited for this visit to Thursday Island. The cultural centre is wonderful. Currently an exhibition on the history of the luggers in the islands and some wonderful artworks by local artists. We visited on a Saturday morning and it was really...More

Thank Tony P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was glad to see it would he open until 4:30pm Saturday after hearing stories of it not opening for cruise ship passengers earlier in the year. Great centre, thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

Thank sharnster73
Reviewed 26 July 2018

In my opinion and without prejudice, the real history of our war veterans up in the Torres straits is mainly on Thursday Island up at the old Fort and also in the Thursday Island cemetery. As a war veteran myself, I wouldn't waste my time...More

Thank Sean D
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Visited here for lunch with a work colleague and found the food to be very good. Had a sandwich and some chips and found it reasonably priced with good servings.

Thank w0kas
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Don't leave Thursday Island without going here. Wonderful history of indigenous and Aussie WW11 photos. Great little gift shop with great prices too.

Thank JaniceK1234
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Best small-medium gallery in the North! A blend of cultural infusion with a rich unique history of one of Australia’s First Nations people.

Thank Leitha-May
Reviewed 13 September 2017

a selection of unique local art. There is something for everyone here paintings, sculptures Ghost Nets Models and some historical pieces

Thank scottmanRockhampton
Reviewed 1 July 2017

This is a gem on Thursday Island. It is pretty upscale compared to the rest of what is available on the island. Nice displays and a nice gift shop.

Thank Deb W
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This has to be the flashest building on the island, well worth a visit. The presentation of Torres islander art and culture is first class. Worth spending a while and watching the documentary on the Islands, their past and present. Different exhibitions come and go,...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Holds and sells many locally made items for show and sale. A great escape from the heat and humidity.

Thank hosta66
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