13 Zephyr St.
Scarness, Hervey Bay
The Hervey Bay Historical Museum opened in 1974 with one building. Due to volunteers’ hard work and dedication, the Museum increased to 13 building by 1990, with over 3000 exhibits. Today there are 21 buildings with 12000 exhibits that are run by the group of volunteers.
The Museum has won many awards including the Fraser Coast & South Burnett Tourism Award for the Heritage & Cultural Tourism Category and a State Government award for its contribution to the local community
Children from the Wide Bay area visit as part of their school curriculum.
The Museum is manned and maintained by a dedicated band of volunteers
The Museum is situated at 13 Zephyr Street, Scarness and is open every Friday and Saturday from 1.00pm – 4.30pm , Sundays from 10.30am ’til 4.30pm and every afternoon over holiday periods. Admission is $10.00 for Adults, and $3.00 for Primary students, making it an inexpensive place to bring family or visitors. Under school age children are FREE.
The Museum can be opened any time for groups and schools. A new BBQ area is available to visitors/Groups at no extra cost. Two ParkSafe electric BBQ’s have been installed as well as a hot water dispenser. Picnic tables are now available in the shady Memorial Garden area The Church, non-denominational, is available for weddings.
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