Cardwell Bush Telegraph. Photo: Cassowary Coast Regional Council.

Cardwell Museum & Heritage Precinct

Cardwell has a heritage precinct made up of the Bush Telegraph (an historic post office and telegraph station, the J.C. Hubinger Museum, the old court house, gaol and shire hall. There is also a Visitor Information Centre in the museum, with up-to-date information on the Cassowary Coast region and nearby regions.

Useful information

51-53 Victoria Street, Cardwell, QLD
Free

Features

Book shop
Disabled access
Toilets
Accessible toilets
Guided tours by request

Opening hours

Monday9am – 4.30pm
Tuesday9am – 4.30pm
Wednesday9am – 4.30pm
Thursday9am – 4.30pm
FridayClosed
Saturday9am – 12pm
SundayClosed

More information about Cardwell Museum & Heritage Precinct

Cardwell has a heritage precinct made up of the Bush Telegraph (an historic post office and telegraph station, the J.C. Hubinger Museum, the old court house, gaol and shire hall. There is also a Visitor Information Centre in the museum, with up-to-date information on the Cassowary Coast region and nearby regions.

The interpretive elements of the Cardwell Museum & Heritage Precinct have been designed to enhance the public’s understanding and appreciation of the local history of the Cardwell area, focusing on the role and operation of the Telegraph Station. The building has been entered on the Queensland Heritage Register, the Register of National Trust and the Register of National Estate of the Australian Heritage Commission.

Nearby Museums & Galleries

A view to the entrance of Herberton Mining Museum and Visitor Centre

Herberton Mining Museum and Visitor Centre

1 Jacks Road, Herberton, QLD
Ticketed
Daily 9am - 4pm
TYTO Regional Gallery

TYTO Regional Art Gallery

73 - 75 McIlwraith Street, Ingham, QLD
Free

Innisfail Historical Museum

9-13 Edith Street, Innisfail, QLD, 4860
Ticketed
Mon - Fri, 10am - 12pm; Sat, 10am - 11.30
Review Site
img2