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Top museum - exceeded expectations

A really good and enjoyable museum. The John Flynn story is fascinating and the museum covered his... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2018
bobjanh
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Brisbane, Australia
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Very informative

This museum opened my eyes as to the history of the Royal Flying Doctor Service, with the word... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
hermal2013
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Brisbane, Australia
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Cnr King and Daintree Street, Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

A really good and enjoyable museum. The John Flynn story is fascinating and the museum covered his life and achievements very well. Very glad we went. Should not be missed if visiting Cloncurry.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

This museum opened my eyes as to the history of the Royal Flying Doctor Service, with the word “Royal” being bestowed on the service after a visit by Queen Elizabeth 11 in 1955. I was in this museum for over an hour and still only...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank hermal2013
Reviewed 7 August 2018

John Flynn Place was an amazing experience for me. Already aware of some of the aspects of the establishment of what is now the Royal Flying Doctor Service, I was impressed with the detail on aspects of the early service and the development on the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Ian M
Reviewed 3 August 2018

What a great story told in a special way. Flynn and orthers were great Australians bring medical services to the outback which must of helped develope the outback. The stories are quaint when told now but their significance cannot be understated. Wow. A Must See

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 26 July 2018

Had a great time walking through the museum - actually learnt more here about Qantas than at the Qantas museum and was certainly more informative about RFDS than what the Stockman's Hall of Fame offered.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Great to have the chance for a quick look through this facility with an incredible story to tell about colonial innovation. The story of John Flynn and those around him is the epitome of necessity being the mother of invention. Needs a refurb, but a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gillian G
Reviewed 4 July 2018

We spent over four hours at this excellent museum. High quality exhibits and excellent signage. A must for those interested in the Flying Doctors. Don't miss the old films shown in the basement. There is even free tea and coffee. Loved the signs re snakes...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank yvwords
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent place to see our RFDS history Learn more about the man who is on our $20 note. Lovely helpful staff.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank ElizabethF1185
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

The excellent value, $18.00/person (dual) 'Cloncurry Pass' to 'Cloncurry Unearthed' and 'John Flynn Place Museum & Art Gallery'; we ran out of time at the latter, so we came back the next day to finish reading the stories of this amazing Australian, "Flynn of The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Dabsy2018
Reviewed 5 June 2018

My wife and I traveled to cloncurry to coincide with the 90th anniversary of the Royal flying Doctor service, The display and story lines at John Flynn Place Museum were professional well don and presented. Everyone travelling central Queensland must call in and look at...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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