DISCOVER CAIRNS PAST & PRESENT
Offering a snapshot of our fascinating, beautiful, dynamic frontier region and its people, Cairns Museum’s incredible collection holds the secrets and memories of the people, places, events and changing environment of Far North Queensland.
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CAIRNS HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Making history accessible for current and future generations. The
Cairns Historical Society has nurtured the collections on display at
Cairns Museum, led research into the region’s past and continues to
preserve this remarkable history for generations to come.
Acknowledgement of Country
The Cairns Historical Society + Cairns Museum respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the lands on which we stand and we extend our respect to all First Nations Peoples across Cairns, Far North Queensland and the Torres Strait.
CAIRNS MUSEUM EVENTS AND NEWS
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As part of our latest exhibition Still Life Comes Alive, we had a chat with Lone White about her life-long experimenting with making ceramics.
Experience Cairns' rich history through contemporary still life art at Cairns Museum's collaborative exhibit with Cairns Art Society.
Explore the rich history of Laurie Bragge's collection through a selection of treasures, such as the Orator’s Stool, obtained from a Iatmul – speaking Tegoi