Fodor's Expert Review Museum of Tropical Queensland

Townsville Museum/Gallery

Centuries-old relics from the HMS Pandora (the ship sent by the British Admiralty to capture the mutinous Bounty crew), which sank in 1791 carrying 14 crew members of Captain Bligh's infamous ship, are among the exhibits at this repository of the region's maritime, natural, and indigenous history. There's a fun introduction to North Queensland's culture and lifestyle, a shipwreck exhibit, and the ecology-focused Enchanted Rainforest. Displays of tropical wildlife, dinosaur fossils, local corals, and deep-sea creatures round out a diverse public collection.

Museum/Gallery Historical Flight Centre Family

Quick Facts

70–102 Flinders St. E
Townsville, Queensland  4810, Australia

07-4726–0600

www.mtq.qm.qld.gov.au

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: A$15

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