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Tolga Historical Society and Museum

Kennedy Highway | Opposite Tolga Woodworks, Tolga, Queensland 4882, Australia
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Popped in here on the way back to Cairns and was surprised to see the amount and quality of... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
pirana53
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Argentina
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Interesting

From the road this museum looks quite small but on entering the building it houses quite a... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2017
juliemE6249UR
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Naracoorte, Australia
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Kennedy Highway | Opposite Tolga Woodworks, Tolga, Queensland 4882, Australia
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"railway history"
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"gold coin donation"
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"for sale"
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"timber"
in 3 reviews
"war"
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"memorabilia"
in 3 reviews
"dam"
in 2 reviews
"creek"
in 3 reviews
"ww2"
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"volunteers"
in 3 reviews
"information"
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Popped in here on the way back to Cairns and was surprised to see the amount and quality of equipment on display in such a small building and community. Lots of war time, rail and other memorabilia and all in really surprisingly good condition. Wish...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

From the road this museum looks quite small but on entering the building it houses quite a variation of photos and memorabilia. Well worth a visit. Gold coin donation is all that is required.

Thank juliemE6249UR
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in by on a day out. Full of historical info and so much more. Lady that was there was very informative and friendly. Visit was free but you can leave a donation. Worth a stop if your passing through.

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

The museum is interesting but the real value here is Joe, one of the volunteers who has lived in the area all his life and so has witnessed the history he now passes on to visitors. From watching the planes fly overhead during WW2, to...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Well worth the stop learn all about the local history early days timber cutters/saw mills building tinnaro dam /rocky creek war time hospitals /location of WW 11 army camps in the area and more.

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

Shortly after my last visit to the museum - see review and photos dated 21st March - FREE entry to the museum became available. A donation is much appreciated. The museum is open every day, subject to volunteer availability. You will be amazed at the...More

Thank Linda H
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

great museum all you need to know rocky creek ww2 hospital/railway history/timber history /tinaro dam and much more local facts

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Reviewed 21 March 2017

The small museum opposite Tolga Woodworks in Tolga is well worth a visit. The museum houses memorabilia of the local timber and agricultural industries, railways, local identities and Tolga’s involvement in World War 2. The actual building was the former Tolga Railway Station, and has...More

Thank Linda H
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