Want to share your interesting collection?

Do you have an interesting collection at home that you would like to share with other North Queenslanders?

If you do, the MTQ would love to hear from you!

The museum is developing a new exhibition based around what local people collect called ReCollections.

ReCollections is due to open in mid July this year.

The deadline for submission is at the end of May.

If you would like to share your collection please contact Viv Moran on 07 4726 0643 or email

Entry Cost

Entry to the Museum of Tropical Queensland (MTQ) is FREE for residents of the Burdekin shire until June 2013.
Proof of residency must be produced on entry.

Opening Hours

The Museum is open from 9.30am-5.00pm, seven days a week. The Museum is not open on:

  • Good Friday
  • Christmas Day
  • The morning of ANZAC Day (25 April) – Opens at 1pm

The Museum recommends 2-3 hours to enjoy and explore the six public galleries. Covered shoes must be worn to participate in the cannon firing activity.

The main entrance to the Museum is on Flinders Street.

Further Information

Additional information can be found by visiting the museum’s website:


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