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Proserpine Historical Museum exterior
Learn about Aboriginal culture at the Proserpine Historical Museum
Historical thought-provoking displays at Proserpine Historical Museum
Learn about the interesting history of sugar cane at Proserpine Historical Museum
Map of Proserpine Historical Museum
192 Main Street
Queensland 4800 Australia

Proserpine Historical Museum
Proserpine, Whitsunday Area

07 4945 3969


Visit the Historical Proserpine Museum, where you can learn about the interesting history of this sugar cane and cattle town. The establishment of a permanent museum in the Whitsunday region was a major initiative with strong support throughout the whole community. The facility is a multi-purpose venue, which houses the museum collection, and offers the opportunity for genealogical and extensive local history research. It affords educational benefits to locals and visitors alike has been embraced as a cultural centre for local arts and crafts, book fairs and travelling exhibitions. The museum bridges the decades since Federation with historical, thought-provoking displays that showcase the most significant achievements of the region during the last century.

Property Details


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

Open Times

Note: Open 0900 to 1600 and by appointment for groups of ten or more for weekend visits. Closed for a minimum of one month over the Christmas period.

Other Information

Children are welcome however they must be supervised/accompanied by a responsible adult.

Disabled facilities are available including parking, access to building, toilets and seating in foyer/verandah.

General Comments

Cameras and smoking not allowed in the building.

How To Get There

On Bruce highway adjacent to Whitsunday Tourist Information Centre signage.

Entry Costs

EntryCostValid From 
Adult$7.00   01 Jun - 31 Dec    
(Aged 5-16)
$3.00   01 Jun - 31 Dec    
Student$3.00   01 Jun - 31 Dec    

* 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.