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Kilkivan and District Museum
Map of Kilkivan Shire Museum
12 Bligh Street
Queensland 4600 Australia

Kilkivan Shire Museum
Kilkivan, Gympie Area

07 5484 1612


The Kilkivan Shire Museum contains a comprehensive display of ore and mineral samples common to the district, photographs and documents relating to mining, forestry, dairying and town, school and family histories of Goomeri, Kilkivan, Widgee and Woolooga. Research facilities - fee applies.

The main building has rooms furnished in style of yesteryear, for example parlour, bedroom, general store and barber's shop. Fettler's barrack houses a school room and kitchen. Large slab shed contains buggy and wagon, mining, farm and forestry tools. A genuine stockman's hut, made from slabs laundry and containing original contents has been relocated to the museum grounds.

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There is an unmanned Visitor Information Centre in the front of the main building which is open everyday to visitors and tourists for approximately seven hours.

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Property Details


  • Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
    Non-assisted Access
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Guide
  • Visitor Information Centre
    Visitor Information Centre

Open Times

Note: Open from 1200 to 1500 on Saturday. Open 1000 to 1500 Tuesday to Friday. Other days and times by appointment.

Other Information

School visits - one teacher/parent per group of six to eight students is required.

Main building has disabled access ramp. Some restriction on out buildings with stairs (two only), remainder are on ground level and easily viewed.

General Comments

No smoking, drinking, eating or pets allowed in buildings.

How To Get There

By road to Kilkivan. Museum is next door to the Left Bank Cafe and Gallery.

Entry Costs

EntryCostValid From 
Adult$3.00   01 Aug - 31 Mar    
Group$3.00   01 Aug - 31 Mar   Pre-arranged school groups with hands-on display AUD3.00 per child with no charge for adults.
Student$1.00   01 Aug - 31 Mar    

* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator. All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.