Cairns museum is located in the School of Arts building, cnr Lake & Shields St, City Place. Displays and collections which include local history, Aboriginal culture, mining natural history and other collections are available for viewing. A small admission fee applies but the museum is air conditioned and well worth a visit. (07 4051 5582)
Royal Flying Doctor
Service Visitor Centre
The RFDS centre has a former RFDS aircraft on display along with a range of medical instruments. The film “ A day in the life of the RFDS” is also screened. 1 Junction Street, Cairns. (07 4053 1952)
The museum has good displays on the early exploration of the Great Barrier Reef. Pier Marketplace. (07 4031 0102).