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Queenstown Galley Museum, Queenstown
(4.4/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web)
Galley Museum is a photographic and general museum in Driffield Street in Queenstown.One of two west coast Tasmania museums that house records and relics from the mining communities of the past, the museum is housed in a former Hotel, which has also been a mining office and Youth Hostel.As a repository of the historical photographs and materials from the history of Queenstown it contains collections that hold in some cases the last vestiges of the former mines and localities on the west coast.The collection of photographs and text and materials relating to the 1912 North Mount Lyell Mining disaster is extensive.Considerable parts of the photograph collection were photographs collected by and also processed by Eric Thomas.
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  • the photos and exhibits in this museum was incredible - they covered all aspects of life in Queenstown 
  • What a truuuuuuley amazing place! It was SO full of almost anything you could imagine! Mining monuments, war, minerals, timber industry stuff, photos, ghosts, medical paraphanelia washing machines fro...  more »
  • An amazing collection of memorabilia! So much time & effort has gone into this, such loving care. The history of the whole area is detailed room by room. I was astounded by the photos and items. Simpl...  more »