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Kronosaurus Korner
Kronosaurus Korner
Kronosaurus Korner
Kronosaurus Korner
Kronosaurus Korner
Map of Kronosaurus Korner
91-93 Goldring Street
Overlander's Way
Richmond
Queensland 4822 Australia

Kronosaurus Korner
Richmond, North West

07 4741 3429
1300 576 665
enquiries@kronosauruskorner.com.au
www.kronosauruskorner.com.au

Description

Visiting Australia's premier marine fossil museum, Kronosaurus Korner, is an unforgettable prehistoric adventure, where you see some of the most awe inspiring marine creatures such as 'Penny' the Richmond plesiosaur - Australia's best vertebrate fossil, 'Krono' Kronosaurus queenslandicus - a 10 metre, giant marine reptile and 'Wanda' - Australia's largest fossilised fish.

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Although the museum has mostly marine creatures, there are two dinosaurs; 'Mia' Minmi paravertebra - with impressions of its fossilised skin, it is considered to be Australia's best-preserved dinosaur skeleton and 'Marlin's Beastie' sauropod - a gigantic plant-eating dinosaur.

The museum offers hand-held audio guides for a self-paced tour, starting with a theatrette presentation where you can step back in time and watch our prehistoric sea monsters come back to life.

With a modern, fully equipped preparation laboratory, visitors to the museum can view fossils being processed (via a glass viewing window).The preparation techniques carried out at Kronosaurus Korner are of a world class standard.

Kronosaurus Korner is also an accredited visitor information centre; our friendly staff can provide you with both local & regional information. The souvenir shop stocks a wide range of toys, gifts and apparel for both adults and children.

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Property Details

Facilities

  • Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
    Non-assisted Access
  • Cafe
    Cafe
  • Car park
    Car park
  • First Aid Equipment
    First Aid Equipment
  • Guide
    Guide
  • Parking for the Disabled
    Disabled Parking
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
    Disabled toilet
  • Visitor Information Centre
    Visitor Information Centre

Activities

  • Fossicking
    Fossicking

Open Times

Note: Open from 0830 to 1645 seven days a week, except Christmas Day and Good Friday.

Other Information

Disabled:
There is access for guests with a disability. Fully accessible with disabled toilets and staff who can assist if necessary. All displays located on one level. No lifts or ramps.

Entity Facilities

The attraction has its own Cafe', serving light meals, sandwiches, pies, coffee, tea, ice-creams and cakes. Catering for tour groups is available upon request.

How To Get There

Kronosaurus Korner is situated on the Overlander's Way (Flinders Highway) at Richmond, 500 kilometres west of Townsville and 400 kilometres east of Mount Isa.

Tariff Text

Free admission for locals (proof of residency should be provided).


Entry Costs

EntryCostValid From 
Adult$20.00   01 Jul - 30 Jun    
Child
(Aged 5-15)
$10.00   01 Jul - 30 Jun   School aged children.
Concession$16.00   01 Jul - 30 Jun   Proof of concession must be supplied.
Family$40.00   01 Jul - 30 Jun   (2 adults & up to 4 children)
Group$16.00   01 Jul - 30 Jun   Per person charge for groups of 10 persons or more.

* 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.

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