Longreach Cultural Association Inc.

Longreach Cultural Association Inc.

The Museum is housed in the upstairs portion of a heritage listed building, formerly the ambulance centre. Local arts and crafts are for sale, and the museum hosts workshops for a range of disciplines such as silver smithing, quilting, writing, pottery and painting.

Address: 
111 Ibis Street, Longreach, QLD
Tel: 
0746581680
Hours: 
2pm-5pm daily. 1st April to 30th September inclusive
Admission: 
Free
Facilities: 
Shop, Brochures
Collection: 
The museum's collection includes ambulance memorabilia and a bush nursing collection.
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Items

Quilt

Longreadh Centenary Quilt

Longreadh Centenary Quilt
Creator:
Members of Longreach Cultural Association Inc.
Description:
The quilt has a striped background and depicts the progress of the town of Longreach from 1887 - 1987.
Date:
1986 - 1987

Planning time - 3 months; Time taken to complete the quilt - in excess of 500 hours; Number of people who worked on the quilt - 35.

Wheelchair

Home-made chain driven wheelchair

Date:
C1910

The wheelchair was home made and used by a local lady who from a young age suffered polio.