Photo courtesy of Tanks Arts Centre.

Tanks Arts Centre

Situated in the Cairns Botanic Gardens precinct, Tanks Arts Centre is an iconic and innovative multi-use, contemporary arts facility housed in three converted World War II naval oil storage tanks, and set amidst a lush rainforest backdrop.

Useful information

46 Collins Avenue, Cairns, QLD


Gift shop
Café / refreshments
Disabled access
Accessible toilets
Baby changing facilities
Regular guided tours

Opening hours

Monday9am – 4pm
Tuesday9am – 4pm
Wednesday9am – 4pm
Thursday9am – 4pm
Friday9am – 4pm
Saturday10am – 2pm
Sunday10am – 2pm

More information about Tanks Arts Centre

Tanks Arts Centre combines two main functions, that of a ‘presenter’ organisation offering a range of arts and cultural events and activities to a wide audience, and also as a community cultural development organisation which aims to proactively engage local communities in cultural expression and participation.

Tanks Arts Centre is a business unit of Cairns Regional Council, in the Cultural Services Branch.

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