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Portside Heritage Gateway
Portside Heritage Gateway
Map of Portside Centre
101 Wharf Street
Corner Richmond Street
Queensland 4650 Australia

Portside Heritage Gateway
Maryborough, Fraser Coast Area

07 4190 5722


Portside Heritage Gateway - your first port of call. Settled way back in 1847, Maryborough was where more than 22,000 free settlers took their first steps on Australian soil. Relive those early years with a visit to the City's historic port area.

The Customs House Interpretive Centre (circa1900) reflects the history of Maryborough as a thriving river port in the early days of Queensland. Discover the history of the state's pioneering industries and explore the incredible "cabinet of curiosities",

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Just a few doors away is the Bond Store Museum (circa1864) including collections celebrating the early history of Maryborough and one of the city's oldest buildings. It was part of the Customs complex to provide storage for goods that attracted a tax for Her Majesty's Customs Service.

Walk through the Bond Store, and you're stepping on history. The earthen floor and ancient handmade bricks in the original 1864 building downstairs still exist, as do many of the liquor barrels left over from that time.

The Portside Heritage Gateway Pass to give you entry to all three museums located in the Portside Precinct - Customs House Interpretive Centre, Maryborough Military and Colonial Museum and the Bond Store Museum.

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Property Details


  • Car park
    Car park
  • Guide
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet

Open Times

Monday-Friday 0930-1530
Weekends and Public Holidays 0930-1230.
Public Holidays: Closed: New Year's Day, Anzac Day, Good Friday & Christmas Day

Other Information

Children are welcome and there are educational kits for schools.

Disabled toilet facilities are available.

Entity Restrictions

No smoking, drinking or food allowed in display areas.

How To Get There

Located in Wharf Street precinct two blocks from Maryborough Central Business District, adjacent to Mary River.

Entry Costs

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Adult$5.50   01 Jul - 30 Jun   Child entry: Free if accompanied by an adult

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