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Umbrella studio is a Townsville based visual arts organisation which supports contemporary art practice in North Queensland. Through a regular program of exhibitions, workshops, artist talks, films, multimedia and performance art events.
The Zara Clarke Museum is housed in a late nineteenth century commercial building of size and scale unusual in Queensland country towns. The museum contains items pertaining to the history of Charters Towers. The large collection includes early transport vehicles, documents and domestic items....
The Stock Exchange, a grand masonry building on the main street, was built as The Royal Arcade in 1888. The Stock Exchange occupied the building in 1890.

The Assay Room is at the rear and contains items associated with mining history.Small collection of items, specimens, photographs...
The Treasures of the Earth is where you see wonders beyond your imagination. Sixty years of effort have produced a mind boggling display of minerals and items made from them representing very different treasures out of the earth and outer space. Recommended for the person who has imagination, is...
The collection consists of earth science materials: rocks, minerals, fossils, thin sections and cores. Some are displayed in glass cabinets with explanatory details. Several large teaching specimens (up to 8 tonnes each) are featured in the outdoor landscaped rock garden.Approximately 50,000...
The Museum of Tropical Queensland displays artefacts from the HMS Pandora, wrecked on the northern Great Barrier Reef in 1791 after capturing fourteen Bounty prisoners from Tahiti. It also houses a life-size replica of the Pandora bow. Other highlights are an interactive Science Centre, a brilliant...
The North Queensland Potters Association is a voluntary organisation whose aim is to promote pottery in North Queensland and the surrounding region. It runs seminars and workshops throughout the year and the Townsville Ceramic Competition every other year. Facilities include wheels, kilns, workshop...
The museum displays a collection of photographs and artefacts of the social history of Townsville and district since the area's beginning in 1864.Estimated 3,000 plus photographs, with 3,000 artefacts
The Venus Mill is possibly the only stamp mill of its size and condition left anywhere. A typical example of the machinery used to recover gold from quartz by crushing, settling, and amalgamating with mercury.

Built in 1872, one of the first three in Charters Towers. Rebuilt, expanded,...
Photographic archive room situated within the school of history and politics, James Cook University. Display prints hang in the corridors and open areas of the department.50,000 plus photographs, depicting the history of North Queensland

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