Photo courtesy of the Australian Sugar Heritage Centre.

Australian Sugar Heritage Centre

Dedicated displays on aspects of the sugar industry’s heritage through contemporary and historical photographs, books, documents, artefacts and use of audio visual. 

Useful information

18 Bruce Highway, Mourilyan, QLD


Gift shop
Café / refreshments
Disabled access
Guided tours by request

Opening hours

Monday9am – 4pm
Tuesday9am – 4pm
Wednesday9am – 4pm
Thursday9am – 4pm
Friday9am – 4pm
Saturday9am – 1.30pm
Sunday9am – 1.30pm

More information about Australian Sugar Heritage Centre

The Centre celebrates the industry’s multicultural heritage. It records the experiences and contribution of South Seas Islanders and Asian and European migrants. It answers the questions of growing, harvesting sugarcane and then the conversion into crystal sugar. It is the destination that provides all the answers. The displays explain modern processes and also the historical aspects spanning over 150 years.

Come and explore the rich heritage from the days of plantations and South Seas Islander labour, horse-drawn farming implements, cane-cutting gangs, and steam-driven locos. You will be fascinated at the development that took place in Australia of the mechanical harvesters.

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