Lions and Dragons: The sights and sounds of Chinese New Year This exhibition provides insight into Chinese and Chinese Australian culture in Cairns through the exhibition and interpretation of costumes, instruments and practices associated with the...
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January is our month for exploring collections and collectors. To complement the Museum's focus on local collectors and their fascinating collections, the Society is hosting a range of talks that explore the history behind some local collections, the highlights of our own...
Local Collectors - Teddy Powell's Miniature Steam Engines The Tinkerer Tinkerer: one who enjoys experimenting with and repairing machine parts Teddy Powell comes from a line of tinkerers. His father could turn his hand to fixing or remodelling anything...
Local Collectors - Theo Tremblay and his collection of 'Shaverology' Theo Tremblay has a vast collection of shavers, acquired over more than 20 years of casual collecting. His collecting philosophy would send shivers down the spine of any connoisseur – “why...
The Cairns Museum has something every day for children right through the summer holidays. Whether it is tinkering with transport, getting messy with slime or getting crafty for Christmas, we plan to keep kids busy with a fun daily program developed by our education team. Book...