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They have some interesting static displays around the grounds - the entrance fee into the museum seemed a little steep for something I could learn online - although we were short of time anyhow but probably would've paid had time allowed.
We really liked the info center, the museum had a good collection of Burke & Wills memorabilia, local Indigenous artifacts & historical information, minerals & gemstones, including information and exhibits from the Mary Kathleen Uranium Mine, local copper ore, Kuridala ( another copper smelt) historical...More
This is really a tourist information centre with a small expensive museum attached.
In the surrounding grounds there are a few old tractors trucks etc In one shed there is a very old Ambulance which is worth a look at. It costs nothing to look...More
Was very impressed with the video of the town and surroundings followed by the wonder through the museum today. The museum provides a very comprehensive snapshot of the history not only in Cloncurry but Mary Kathleen and surrounds. Well priced and ver informative. Recommend.
We have free camped a few times at the Mary Kathleen “Ghost” Town and wanted to learn more about the town. The museum in Cloncurry was very informative and well worth the visit. It also has other interesting stuff about the area.
Our visit started with a really excellent 17 minute video presentation about Cloncurry that has been professionally produced. Then, into the museum where things were in lit cases, with clean labels and spread out. In the midst of it was a personal research desk with...More