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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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A fitting memorial to a great man

I had read "Flynn of the Inland" shortly before visiting here, so had an appreciation of just how... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Mike H
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Maryborough, Australia
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Must see

If you are intrested in history then you should go here. Excellent information on tbe Royal Flying... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
MTGeeGee
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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 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

Thank Mike H
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

If you are intrested in history then you should go here. Excellent information on tbe Royal Flying Doctors Service. Good interactive videos. Free tea or coffee make it yourself 50 c biscuits. How we first communicated over the vast distances in rge early days. A...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

This is a fascinatiing museum and brings to life the vision of a man who was amazing in his ability to see the need for a combined technology and service solution for the health of people living in remote places. His committment saw the brining...More

Thank Elaine S
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Great visitor centre with lots to see. Combination-Ticket to Mary Kathleen Memorial Park made these a pair of very information and inexpensive attractions.

Thank John T
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

The museum is very interesting re the flying Drs great to learn the history and see the old equipment used and how things have progressed

Thank Alyson B
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Built by Bicentennial fundraising money and excellently done. Very informative. They even have the only working foot pedal radio.

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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

This museum and art gallery was educational and enjoyable. Much of the feats of the famous John Flynn and newspaper reports back in the past were there to read and digest. In one word. Educational.

Thank Dianne M
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

The Museum has been really well put together and we learned a lot about the early Flying Doctors and how it all came about. The early technology was fascinating and we really appreciated how devoted the Flying Doctor Service people were.

Thank Richard S
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Well worth the time to walk through and view all the exhibits and art. Staff very friendly and knowledgeable. Learnt a lot about the Royal Flying Doctor service and how it came about

Thank Ray C
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

This is a really good museum telling the John Flynn story. Plenty of history to read and videos to watch. Worth the entrance money.

Thank Richo12
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