Emu Park Museum is located in Hill Street in the main township of Emu Park on the beautiful Capricorn Coast. It is well worth spending an hour or so to take a look at the interesting exhibits relating to the local history. The volunteers there will be happy to help you with your visit.
The Emu Park Museum is a not for profit organisation and its volunteers have been providing information and valuable assistance to the general public since 1984.
The Museum also acts a sub-tourist information body and has many pamphlets and brochures for visitors.
The Museum offers research assistance for those seeking information about past residents and historical events in and around Emu Park.
Information is available about King O’Malley who recuperated at Emu Park after a serious life threatening illness. King O’Malley went on to start the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.
HOURS OF OPERATION:
Monday to Friday – 10am – 4pm
Saturday & Sunday – Casual Operating Times
“Please note that operating hours are dependent on Volunteer availability.“
Cost is only $5.00 an adult and $1.00 for children who are not accompanied by an parent or guardian.
The Museum has a vast collection of railway paraphernalia which includes the original Glen Geddes Station building, working railway trolleys and a fully functional model railway.
Other collections of note include cameras, hand tools, bottles, shells, gramophones and old photographs including one of the famous ‘old Croc’ which hung over the bar of the Pine Beach Hotel.
Call now on (07) 4939 6080 or 0499 239 025