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MacArthur Museum Brisbane

201 Edward St | MacArthur Chambers building, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 3211 7052
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Hiden gem in the centre of Brisbane

The MacAuthur museum in the Brisbane CBD shows MacAuthur's command HQ and the history of WW2 and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Barnycanbill
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Melbourne, Australia
History comes alive in the Brisbane CBD

Don't miss the MacArthur Museum if you have any interest in WWII. Most know that MacArthur... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2018
Mack P
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This museum focuses on Brisbane's time as Pacific headquarters during World War II.
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  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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201 Edward St | MacArthur Chambers building, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The MacAuthur museum in the Brisbane CBD shows MacAuthur's command HQ and the history of WW2 and Brisbane during that time. It is a great way to connect with history. It is surprising how very locals have ever visited the museum.

Thank Barnycanbill
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

Don't miss the MacArthur Museum if you have any interest in WWII. Most know that MacArthur committed that "I Shall Return". The overlooked fact is that Brisbane was his command center. The displays and volunteer staff are excellent and make for a very enjoyable and...More

Thank Mack P
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

This is a superb WWII museum in the context of Brisbane and General McArthur. I was so impressed with the quality and the staff let me sit I Gen McArthur’s chair!

Thank Todd R
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

This was a great opportunity to learn more about Australia's, and Brisbane's in particular, role in World War II. A lot of information and artifacts. Take your time and look at and read everything.

Thank like2Cplaces
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

This museum is open 3 days per week and I was fortunate enough to visit it on my last day in Brisbane. I was even more fortunate to have Ron Rees as my guide. He has actually met General MacArthur, firstly in Australia when he...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2018

My parents had often spoken about the US troops that descended on Brisbane during WWII and how close the Japanese had come to actually invading; the government's Brisbane line strategy bears witness. The MacArthur Museum is testament to the threat Australia faced with bombings in...More

Thank 14BUN
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

If ever you wanted to know about General Macarthur and Australia's presence in WW2 this is a brilliant place to visit. Well laid out, good visuals, and use of video, and excellent guides (Stuart was very knowledgeable). I think it is an excellent way to...More

Thank Sue O
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

A great museum located in the generals old headquarters , near the top of a bank building. Heaps of period pieces and information, it sent me away to read a bit more about the man. He had to be the greatest egotist of the millenia

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

I took my young grandson (9) who was most impressed, he was captivated for over two hours...It is interesting to see the full story of the MacArthur input to History. Also a great insight as to how Brisbane has grown up since the 1940's. Well...More

Thank Gerald E
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

My favorite place so far during our Australia trip 😍😍😍 there's nothing more i can say coz i just love the place.

Thank Jona D
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