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Flinders Discovery Centre
Hughie, Skeletal Replica Muttaburrasaurus, Flinders Discovery Centre
Flinders Discovery Centre
Map of Flinders Discovery Centre
37 Gray Street
Queensland 4821 Australia

Flinders Discovery Centre
Hughenden, North West

07 4741 2970

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This huge display area houses an amazing exhibition of fossils from around the world, as well as an extensive and growing display of fossils from the local area. 'Hughie" is the star attraction; a life size skeletal replica of a Muttaburrasaurus.

Come and witness the amazing light and sound show that takes you back over 500 million years to the beginning of the formation of Porcupine Gorge.

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The Bioregions display give concise information about the four different bioregions in the Shire, explaining land types, flora and fauna unique to these areas.

"Shearing the Stragglers" tells the story of the demise of the sheep industry throughout the Flinders Shire. Tales of hardship and change are told through stories of men who lived this gruelling life from 1865 to present day times.

While wandering around the Centre, enjoy the video on Hughenden and District, telling the story of how Hughenden came to be.

The Flinders Discovery Centre stocks a large range of souvenirs, information on local and regional holiday destinations.

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Property Details


  • Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
    Non-assisted Access
  • Car park
    Car park
  • First Aid Equipment
    First Aid Equipment
  • 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

0900 to 1700, seven days a week.
Public Holidays: During off season (November - March), the Centre opens from 0900 to 1300.

Other Information

Children are welcome. There is a children's play area available. Must be supervised.

Access provided for guests with a disability.

General Comments

Upon presentation of this print out you will receive one adult free entry into the display area. Offer valid from 1 March 2009 until 31 May 2009.

How To Get There

The Centre is part of the Hughenden Visitor Information Centre.

Entry Costs

EntryCostValid From 
Adult$5.00   01 Jan - 30 Jun    
(Aged 5-17)
$2.00   01 Apr - 30 Jun    
Group$112.00   01 Apr - 30 Jun   25 Adults 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.