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Tanks Arts Centre

  • 46 Collins Ave. Map It
  • Edge Hill
  • Arts/Performance Venue

Updated 01/16/2014

Fodor's Review

This arts center is housed in a trio of repurposed World War II–era oil storage tanks in Cairns's lush Flecker Botanic Gardens, 4 km (2 miles) north of the Cairns city center. It has become a vital creative hub for the region, showcasing everything from dance and theater troupes to local folk, blues, jazz, and indigenous artists. The Centre hosts a colorful arts and food market, with live music and free kids' activities, on the last Sunday of the month from April to November.

Sight Information

Address:

46 Collins Ave., Cairns, Queensland, 4870, Australia

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Phone:

07-4032–6600

Sight Details:

  • Galleries free, venue ticket prices vary

Updated 01/16/2014

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