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Mary Kathleen Memorial Park and Museum

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Great friendly chat

You know when I came out here I didn’t know what to expect besides a desk with a information ℹ... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
chrystal2018
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Mount Isa, Australia
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Good visitors centre

Excellent visitors centre with the added interesting museum: well worth a look around. I, in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
bobjanh
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You know when I came out here I didn’t know what to expect besides a desk with a information ℹ️ logo and a load of pamphlets but when I got inside there was so much to see and do inside, a museum, gallery, coffee, ice...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent visitors centre with the added interesting museum: well worth a look around. I, in particular, also enjoyed the short walk outside to an adjacent vantage point where wonderful 360 degree views of Cloncurry and nearby vicinity can be gained. Recommend.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bobjanh
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We stayed in Cloncurry overnight and had a look around the next morning and came across the Mary Kathleen Memorial Park and Museum. We had a look around the inside area and then walked around the outside displays. The museum is set in a lovely...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lorraine L
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Plenty of parking nice little park for the kids the train memorabilia was good for the kids to see. Staff was easy to talk to and knew a lot about Cloncurry. A must drop in spot on your way through

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Great park like surroundings. Plenty of parking, will accomodate caravans etc. Toilets both inside and out. Great picnic area. A few exhibits outside before entry. Very helpful staff. Souvenirs.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MarkE20
Reviewed 25 July 2018

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.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mark B
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely Centre, helpful & informative staff. Great little museum full of wonderful specimens of minerals, aboriginal artifacts and much more. Nice souvenirs as well.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Catherine H
Reviewed 12 July 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank zarigirl j
Reviewed 10 June 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank David H
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Toni S
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Response from RichardS8920 | Reviewed this property |
I think entry was free. The gardens surrounding the park are lovely. Can't tell you about dogs - don't remember seeing any "no dogs" signs, but not sure. Sorry.
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