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Australian Sugar Industry Museum
Map of Australian Sugar Industry Museum
Bruce Highway
Queensland 4858 Australia

Australian Sugar Industry Museum
Mourilyan, Cassowary Coast Area



Opened in 1977 the Australian Sugar Industry Museum is a modern complex covering some 14,000 square. The Museum's collection comprises of contemporary and historical photographs, books, documents, domestic objects and artefacts related to Australia's sugar industry. Historic tractors, locomotives, harvesters, implements and a working model of a 500 horse power driven crushing engine are on permanent display.

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Many static displays depict the history of the sugar industry, including South Sea Islander involvement, a Cane Barrack Kitchen, Stables and a Blacksmith Shop.

The professionally equipped 50 seat theatre features an audio visual presentation that describes the history, growing, harvesting, milling and refining of sugar in Australia.

General, Education and Special Interest Group tours are given on request with at least one weeks notice.

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Property Details


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

Open Times

Note: Open 0900 to 1700 Monday to Saturday and Public Holidays. 0900 to 1500 on Sundays. Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday.

Other Information

Children are the attraction's specific target group. Activities are designed to attract schools and families.

Disabled access, parking and toilet facilities are available.

Pets Allowed:
Yes. Pets are allowed.

Entity Facilities

Attraction has a restaurant on premises, suitable for light or main meals. Popular selection including local produce such as tropical fruit.

How To Get There

Self drive or bus transport options available. The museum is located on the Bruce Highway, eight kilometres south of Innisfail. McCafferty's bus service picks up and drops off each day in front of the Museum.

Entry Costs

EntryCostValid From 
Adult$10.00   01 Apr - 31 Mar    
Adult$8.00   01 Apr - 31 Mar   Seniors, over 55 years old.
(Aged 0-15)
$5.00   01 Apr - 31 Mar    
Concession$5.00   01 Apr - 31 Mar   Pensioners.
Family$25.00   01 Apr - 31 Mar   Two adults and two children.
Group$0.00   01 Apr - 31 Mar   For groups of 20 or more, a 25 per cent discount applies. For groups of 30 or more a 35 per cent discount applies.
Student$5.00   01 Apr - 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.