Greenmount Homestead. Photo: Mackay Regional Council.

Greenmount Homestead

Greenmount Homestead is one of Mackay’s most valued historic attractions. Built in 1915 by Albert Cook, the former cattle property forms part of the original claim of Captain John Mackay.

Useful information

139 Greenmount Road, Walkerston, QLD
Ticketed

Features

Disabled access
Toilets

Opening hours

Monday9am – 1pm
Tuesday9am – 1pm
Wednesday9am – 1pm
ThursdayClosed
FridayClosed
SaturdayClosed
Sunday (last of the month)9am – 1pm

More information about Greenmount Homestead

Following the death of Albert Cook’s son Tom, the homestead was gifted to the city in 1983 and has operated as a heritage site ever since. The grounds contain several buildings, including a Queenslander-style homestead, staff quarters, and more; housing a collection of more than 20,000 artefacts.

The stunning heritage-listed gardens and grounds played an important role in Cook family life and feature a formal front garden and fernery.

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Clermont Historical Centre

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Ticketed
Wed - Sat, 9am - 3pm
Emerald Art Gallery

Emerald Art Gallery

65 Egerton Street, Emerald, QLD
Free
Mon - Fri, 8.30am - 5pm
An outside view of Raspberry Creek Homestead

Raspberry Creek Homestead

2312 Byfield Road, Byfield, QLD
Ticketed
Open by appointment
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