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John Flynn Place Museum & Fred McKay Art Gallery

Cnr King and Daintree Street, Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4742 2778
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Medicine takes to the Air

John Flynn Place was an amazing experience for me. Already aware of some of the aspects of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ian M
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Brisbane, Australia
This is an important part of Australia’s history with relevance still today

What a great story told in a special way. Flynn and orthers were great Australians bring medical... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Peter S
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Cnr King and Daintree Street, Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia
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+61 7 4742 2778
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

2  Thank Ian M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank Mark B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank Gillian G
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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

1  Thank yvwords
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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.

1  Thank Elizabeth F
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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

1  Thank Dabsy2018
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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

1  Thank 228Larry228
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

The museum is set up to honour the Royal Flying Doctor Service which was first set up in Cloncurry and took its first operational flight from here to Julia Creek. We hadn't been keen to see it again, having appreciated it once before but a...More

1  Thank PeterLangston
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

I had read "Flynn of the Inland" shortly before visiting here, so had an appreciation of just how much John Flynn had done for the people of the outback. What started off as missionary work for the isolated people of central Australia, became a dream...More

1  Thank Mike H
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