The Cairns Museum has amazing stories to share about living in the tropics.
Stories of heat, sweat and hard work. Of cane, railways, rainforests and reefs. Of White Australia, Aboriginal resistance and European isolation. Tales of tourists, hippies and local celebrations, amidst humidity, cyclones, toads, mould and mozzies.
Come in and discover the real Cairns!
After two years of refurbishment and renovation, and an injection of AUD1.6 million dollars, the Cairns Museum is making waves in the tourism industry.
What’s on nearby
Yarrabah Music & Cultural Festival
The community of Yarrabah on Tropical North Queensland’s beautiful coastline will come alive with some of Australia’s hottest musical talent.View event
Arts & CultureJul 2020
Cairns Indigenous Art FairView event
Arts & Culture23 Aug - 1 Sep 2019
Cairns FestivalView event
Sports30 Aug - 1 Sep 2019
Targa Great Barrier ReefView event
Arts & Culture31 Aug - 1 Sep 2019