Cairns Museum
Discover the real Cairns at the Cairns Museum

The Cairns Museum contains 4 permanent and 1 temporary gallery that showcase the story of Cairns from Indigenous landscape through to tourist gateway to the Barrier Reef.

The Museum is located in the heritage listed Cairns School of Arts, within walking distance of Cairns Esplanade, Cairns Art Gallery and Cairns Aquarium. The Museum mixes old and new histories, with a focus on the joys and challenges of living in the tropics.

The Museum is air-conditioned, wheelchair accessible and child-friendly. We also have the best tropical verandah in town.

Come in and discover the real Cairns.


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