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James Cook Museum (National Trust of Queensland)

James Cook Museum

Housed in a stunning 19th century convent building, the James Cook Museum is one of Queensland’s best museums, showcasing the fascinating history of Cooktown. The museum follows the story of Captain James Cook’s enforced seven week stay at the Endeavour River, during which the first meaningful contact between Europeans and Indigenous Australian took place, to […]

Nature’s Powerhouse

Natures Power House cooktown

Nature’s PowerHouse, a large interpretive centre stunningly situated within Cooktown’s historic Botanic Gardens, houses the nationally significant Vera Scarf-Johnson botanical illustrations, a natural history display, gift store, and café, as well as being the Cook Shire Visitor Information Centre. Open 7days a week. Hours: 9:30am – 4pm Visitor Information Centre contact details: Email: VIC […]

Cooktown Creative Arts Association

Cooktown creative arts association

The Cooktown Creative Arts Association Shop is located in the Old Cooktown Railway Station building in Charlotte Street. Being in the main street of Cooktown, it provides local artists and crafts people with a wonderful venue to display and sell their hand made arts and crafts. There are displays of wood work, furniture, paintings, jewellery, stained […]

Cooktown Bowls Club

Cooktown bowls club

With social lawn bowls on Wednesdays and Saturdays, meals available 7 nights from 06:00pm and the occasional entertainment, the Cooktown Bowls Club has something to offer for the whole family. Don’t forget to book ahead! Contact details Address: 129 Charlotte Street, Cooktown, Qld, 4895 Email: Phone: 07 4069 5819      

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