trips planned today
out of 5
Trustscore rating

The Best History Museums in Great Barrier Reef

Plan your next trip here

History museums in Great Barrier Reef

James Cook Museum , Cooktown
A fascinating collection of artifacts and exhibits housed in a beautiful, colonnaded former convent, James Cook Museum recalls the history of
Tours from $268
Port Douglas Court House Museum is a heritage-listed former courthouse and now museum at 25 Wharf Street, Port Douglas, Shire of Douglas, Que
Duration: 12 hours
At Cairns To Cooktown 4WD Tours, we offer fun, interesting and informative day tours in our purpose built air conditioned 4WD coach.Having crossed the mighty Daintree River on a vehicle ferry, we head North through the lush, ancient Daintree Rainforest where we enjoy a stroll on secluded Thornton Beach.We now tackle the iconic 4WD Bloomfield Track taking in the wonderful sights along the way, before we arrive at the histiric 1875 Lions Den Hotel for a well earned "coldy".Shortly after we arrive in the charming settlement of Cooktown and take in the amazing Endeavour River, Grassy Hill Lookout & of course Capatain James Cook's monument.We'll buy you a tasty pub lunch at the 1874 Cooktown Hotel, better known these days at The Top Pub, before we head to the best regional museum in Australia, The James Cook Museum, where we'll take care of your admission. Heading home via the inland, outback route we stop at the mysterious Black Mountains and the remote Palmer River Goldfields.
Book on Viator from $268
Mackay Museum , Mackay
New Volunteers are always welcome to join our society Services that we offer: Books for Sale on local history written by our society and othe
Greenmount Homestead is a heritage-listed homestead at Greenmount Road, Walkerston, Mackay Region, Queensland, Australia. It was designed by

Plan your trip to Great Barrier Reef

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

History museum destinations in Great Barrier Reef

CooktownTrip planner BEST FOR: Lighthouse, History Museum, Fishing Charter / Tour RockhamptonTrip planner BEST FOR: Zoo, Mountain, History Museum TownsvilleTrip planner BEST FOR: Beach, Scenic Walking Area, Zoo Home HillTrip planner BEST FOR: Specialty Museum, Art Museum CairnsTrip planner BEST FOR: Scuba / Snorkeling, Water Sport, Hiking Trail

Where to stay in Great Barrier Reef

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
20 million rooms are at your fingertips!
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +