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MacArthur Museum Brisbane

201 Edward St | MacArthur Chambers building, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 3211 7052
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very interesting

Very interesting for those interested in history. It was great to learn so much about the IIWW from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Beata B
Brilliant World War II Museum

The museum is located on the 8th floor of a building in Edward Street and is around a ten minute... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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This museum focuses on Brisbane's time as Pacific headquarters during World War II.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good37%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“edward street” (5 reviews)
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201 Edward St | MacArthur Chambers building, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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+61 7 3211 7052
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting for those interested in history. It was great to learn so much about the IIWW from the Australian perspective and learn much about gen. MacArthur's day in Brisbane. The museum is open only 3 days a week and for short hours (10-14?). 1...More

Thank Beata B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is located on the 8th floor of a building in Edward Street and is around a ten minute walk from Central station in Brisbane. It portrays the impact of the Second World War on Australia and the city of Brisbane in particular. The...More

1  Thank The_Coach55
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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

This was a great little museum. Tucked away and not easy to find. It's on the 8th floor and only open a few days a week. It was the HQ office of 🇺🇸 General McArthur based in Brisbane 1942 to 1945. There is much useful...More

1  Thank Alasdair G
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

This museum focuses on Gen. Douglas MacArthur but offers a lot of information about the Pacific Theater of World War II. Our guide was very informative. Well worth the visit!

1  Thank Tom P
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We went 2 the museum 2 fill in time. I think was possibly school holidays so was busy. They had an exhibit on which cost 2 c but we did'nt go 2. We just looked aroumd the museum. It filled in a good hour or...More

Thank Lisa B
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Right in the middle of the city with very affordable admission fees, this is a beautiful little upper floor museum. Seems to be run by friendly volunteers and they do a great job. The displays are not crammed in and they're well maintained. Our guide...More

1  Thank Bob D
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

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.

1  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

2  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!

1  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.

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