Noosa Shire Museum

The museum features extensive local history collections, a large photographic collection depicting the history of Noosa Shire and a display of Aboriginal artefacts. The museum occupies the original shire council chambers built in 1910, and is situated in an historic timber town.

Address: 
29 Factory Street, Pomona, QLD
Tel: 
0754851080
Hours: 
Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday 10am - 4pm
Admission: 
Adults $3.00, children $1.00
Facilities: 
Research services
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Items

Pottery

Various items, dogs, jardineer, butter cooler

Creator:
Pomona Potteries
Description:
In 1919 a syndicate was formed with local residents to form a pottery on Jam Pot Creek, Pemora. Purchased horse drawn pugmill and made bricks fro Kiln. Kiln was 30ft high and made of 78,000 bricks (handmade). Used 8 different clays (Kadin). They received a medal at the Wembley Exhibition in England in 1924.
Date:
c 1920

Pomona, Queensland

Tray

Chris O'Hanlen

Description:
This tray with compliments from Chris O'Hanlen General storekeeper, Pomona, phone 4 was used as an advertisement for his shop.

Pomona, Queensland

King of Mountain Trophy

Creator:
Bruce Samuels
Description:
Bruce was trying to get over a hangover (worked as Railway Ganger) and decided o run up the top of Mt Cooroora and back. Reported to his drinking mates that he had done this but no one believed him. A bet was made with another mate to repeat in 2 weeks and so began the annual race up the mountain yearly.
Date:
1957

Pomona, Queensland