Queanbeyan Museum

Farrer Place Queanbeyan Australia


Housed in a beautifully preserved 1876 building, the Queanbeyan Museum houses an interesting collection of memorabilia from the area. The Museum has themed displays including: Queanbeyan's Story Begins - the Ngambri people, early exploration and settlers; From Settlement to Town - the railway, telephones, shopkeepers, plumbers, builders, barbers, schooling and courthouses; Bushrangers, Villains and Larrikins - local bushranging from the convict and gold rush eras; The Old Blacksmith's Shop - as it was in the 1900s; That's Entertainment - featuring cameras, radios, fiddles and accordians; Phonographs and Photographs - spotlight on businessman and entrepreneur Theo Cooper; Queanbeyan Medical Practices - featuring an original Both iron lung; Historical Mural by acclaimed artist Margaret Hadfield and much, much more. Free parking behind the Printing Museum next door during opening hours.