Photo: E J Payne, courtesy of Australian Country Hospital Heritage Association Inc.

Country Hospital Museum

The Country Hospital Museum features displays reflecting the facilities and equipment available in country hospitals in the latter 19th and early 20th century.

Useful information

296 Boundary Road, Parkhurst, QLD


Café / refreshments
Disabled access
Accessible toilets
Guided tours on request

Opening hours

Monday10am – 4pm
Tuesday10am – 4pm
Wednesday10am – 4pm
Thursday10am – 4pm
Friday10am – 4pm
Saturday10am – 4pm
Sunday10am – 4pm
Last entry 3pm

More information about Country Hospital Museum

The collection includes items of equipment used in these hospitals, memorabilia and photographs from nursing, medical, dental and pharmaceutical sources.

The displays are set out in rooms typical of country hospitals including an equipped general ward, an operating theatre, doctor’s office, dentist’s treatment room, pharmacy, infant care room, pan and treatment rooms and nurse’s bedroom. An Iron Lung is a feature, as are early humidicribs, a rota bed, early dental chairs and an X-ray machine.

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