Cloncurry Unearthed Visitor Information Centre and Museum

 

Cloncurry Unearthed Visitor Information Centre and Museum is situated on the grounds of the Mary Kathleen Memorial Park showcasing memorabilia on Cloncurry and the surrounding district. The Cloncurry Unearthed Visitor Information Centre and Museum can provide tourist information, fossickers licenses, maps and light refreshments. They also carry a wide range of souvenirs, gift ideas, postcards and Cloncurry t-shirts.

Cloncurry Unearthed Museum houses memorabilia from the Mary Kathleen Uranium Mine and Township as well as local history and photographs. The star exhibit of the museum is Robert O'Hara Burke's (Burke and Wills explorers) water bottle, along with the history and photographs of their exploration. A gem and mineral display is also on display that was ranked by experts as the most comprehensive collection in Australia. Cloncurry Unearthed also displays an exhibit of Aboriginal memorabilia and the breastplate once worn by George, King of Friezland.

In the outdoor machinery display see historic steam engines, a traction engine, farm and mining machinery and a unique Rail Ambulance. The park also features public amenities, a lovely picnic barbecue area and a playground for children. Then follow the path to a scenic lookout with spectacular views of Cloncurry.

For more information contact Cloncurry Unearthed Visitor Information Centre and Museum on (07) 4742 1361 or email info@cloncurry.qld.gov.au.

Opening hours

May to October  
Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 4.30 pm
Weekends and Public Holidays 9.00 am to 4.00 pm

 

November to April  
Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 4.30 pm
Weekends and Public Holidays 9.00 am to 1.00 pm

*closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day