The Cairns Museum is located on the corner of Shields and Lake Streets. The museum is housed in the historic Old School of Arts Building. The museum has a number of collections and provides a diversity of material depicting the development of Cairns into the cosmopolitan city it is today.
A small entry fee is charged as the museum is operated on a voluntary basis and receives no financial assistance. The museum also operates a souvenir and gift shop that has a wide selection of historical books, gift and souvenirs.
Cairns Museum Opening Times & Entrance Fees
The museum is open from 10am to 4pm Monday to Saturday and after hours by appointment.
Admission fees are:
- $5 Adult
- $2 School Children
- $12 Family (2 Adults and children under 17)