Cloncurry Unearthed Visitor Information Centre and Museum. Photo: Cloncurry Shire Council.

Cloncurry Unearthed Visitor Information Centre and Museum

Discover stories of Cloncurry and the surrounding district through objects and stories in the Cloncurry Unearthed Visitor Information Centre and Museum.

Useful information

48 McIlwraith Street, Cloncurry, QLD
Ticketed

Features

Gift shop
Café / refreshments
Disabled access
Toilets
Accessible toilets
Guided tours by request

Opening hours

Monday8.30am – 4.30pm
Tuesday8.30am – 4.30pm
Wednesday8.30am – 4.30pm
Thursday8.30am – 4.30pm
Friday8.30am – 4.30pm
Saturday9am – 4pm (9am – 1pm Nov-Apr)
Sunday9am – 4pm (9am – 1pm Nov-Apr)

More information about Cloncurry Unearthed Visitor Information Centre and Museum

Learn the story of the mining towns of Mary Kathleen and Kuridala, which were left abandoned following closure of the mines. Discover the story of Dr David Harvey Sutton, who was an inspirational community leader for more than 50 years. Read letters to home written by Ernest Henry, the founder of Cloncurry who discovered copper in the region.

The museum features a gem, rock and mineral display that has been acknowledged as the most comprehensive collection in Australia. See photographs and objects related to explorers Burke and Wills. Explore the outdoor displays including steam engines, farming and mining equipment and a unique rail ambulance.

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