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Gympie Gold Mining and Historical Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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The Museum puts the history of Gympie into perspective ...

... it was not just about gold. What staggered me was how extensive the Gold Mining was, & the maps... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2018
Graham S
Tewantin, Australia
awsome day out

great way to spend a couple of hours, we went with the family and it was so interesting, and close... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2018
david v
Brisbane, Australia
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215 Brisbane Road, Gympie, Queensland QLD 4570, Australia
+61 7 5482 3995
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely awesome. Only $25 for family and it’s huge. Plenty to look at and pan for gold. Followed by a lovely lunch. Highly recommended

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AussieMia72
Reviewed 16 December 2018

... it was not just about gold. What staggered me was how extensive the Gold Mining was, & the maps and info shone a light on all that. I never knew Australia's 6th PRIME MINISTER was a gold miner from Gympie (did you?) ... got...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Graham S
Reviewed 26 November 2018

great way to spend a couple of hours, we went with the family and it was so interesting, and close to a great park so all in all a good day out

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank david v
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

What a lot to see here. Great day with the grandkids. Food was excellent and atmosphere was lovely. Very enjoyable.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

We were so surprised at the extent of information at the museum. So many things to look at . Definitely worth the price of admission & great place to spend an hour or two.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank OnAir758883
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Lots of buildings to explore and treasures to discover. I like the pamphlet guide that gives you a brief history of each building. The gold panning, that is included with the price of entry, is a fun activity to try.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sonja2020
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Knowledgeable Tour Guides take one down the path of the pioneers that opened up this important Gold Field at the turn of last Century. The Kiosk Cafe offers good family Cafe style meals and snacks. For those interested in the History of the Gympie Gold...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank timrV34YM
Reviewed 21 August 2018

There are a lot of things in this museum. it is more an historical museum than a gold museum. you will find a lot of object that were used a long time ago. a travel in the past . i just regret not to have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PhilippeV1690
Reviewed 14 August 2018

The museum is not just about the history of gold mining - there is so much more! When the machinery is operating it is really amazing! Gold panning is always popular with children. The volunteers do a great job of explaining the items on display....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rhiannon505
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I advise everyone to stop and explore the museum, so much history and well set out displays, something for everyone.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Family admission is $25 for 2 adults and up to 3 children