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Museum of Tropical Queensland

Museum of Tropical Queensland Review

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.

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  • Address: 70–102 Flinders St. E, Townsville, QLD 4810 | Map It
  • Phone: 07/4726–0600
  • Cost: A$15
  • Hours: Daily 9:30–5
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  • Location: Townsville
Updated: 01-16-2014

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