Bond Store Port of Maryborough Heritage Museum

This display concentrates on the history of the Port of Maryborough and how the city developed around the Port (an important river port and the Port of Entry for immigration)

Address: 
101 Wharf Street, Maryborough, QLD
Tel: 
0741231523
Hours: 
Monday to Friday 9am-4pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am-1pm.
Admission: 
Adults $2, Pensioners/Students $1, Families $5.
Facilities: 
Toilets, refreshments nearby
Collection: 
Approximately 5,000 items. Collection relates to the museum displays and the history of the Port of Maryborough and associated industries.
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Items

Fishing Boat

MV ella

Creator:
Henry Hume
Description:
Small fishing vessel typical of vessels operating on the Mary River out of the Port of Maryborough.
Date:
1920

The vessel is possibly the oldest vessel remaining which has remained on the register of the Port of Maryborough for its entire working life. It is now a static display and is no longer seaworthy.

German Wagon

Description:
Horse-drawn Wagon

This flat topped wagon was used by the Weber family to cart sugar cane to the Maryborough Sugar Factory.

Log

Brush Box Log

Description:
Butt Piece of Brush Box log, 3 metres in length, 1 metre in diameter.

Butt piece of last brushbox log filled commercially on Fraser Island, donated by the Forest Protection Society Ltd.