Cooktown and District Historical Society Inc

COOKTOWN HISTORY CENTRE

For everything about Cooktown’s history.

Housed in the Oldest Building in Charlotte
Street.  Erected in 1875 as the first Post
and Telegraph Office.

 

 

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Cooktown Archive & Research

Records Currently Available

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Award winning History Display

Learn about our history through stories, photos,interactive  displays, murals and oral histories.  
Our current display tells the story of 

Cooktown Through the Years.

Find out about our historic railway, early roads, cyclones and other disasters, early families and what happened to the local indigenous people. 
The display is open from 9am to 3pm
from Monday to Saturday.

[Small Entrance fee]

 

 

To contact us:

Cooktown History Centre

121 Charlotte Street
Cooktown  4895

POST—PO Box 595
Cooktown   4895

Phone: 0740696640

Email: historical_society@cooktowns.com

 

 

MORE IMAGES OF OUR 2011 DISPLAY

 

 

 

Don't let our History become a thing of the past

 

 

 

 

 

 

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