At the Maryborough Military & Colonial Museum, expect the unexpected!
Excited students from St. Patricks College in Bundaberg hold Keith Payne's medal group which includes his Victoria Cross.
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Scale models on show at the museum.
Visitors can enjoy tunes from
WWI right up to present day hits.
Request your favourites!
The unusual, the quirky and eclectic are amongst 7,000 items of military and colonial memorabilia, which form displays of exceptional quality at the Maryborough Military & Colonial Museum.
The museum has two of the most historically significant medal groups to Australian soldiers for the Vietnam War 1964 to 1973.
The Maryborough Military & Colonial Museum provides a testament to not only those heroes who fought in distant lands to ensure our way of life and prosperity, but also those courageous and determined people who pioneered and progressed the Maryborough area for almost two centuries.
Display items range through the full spectrum of our
military and colonial roots.
Mon to Fri 9.30am to 3.30pm
Sat & Sun 9.30am to 12.30pm
Closed.. Statutory holidays
Museum Founder and Director, John Meyers, awarded OAM.
The Museum has the largest collection of original Boer War medals on display in Australia. Read all news!
Biennial Conference of the Military Historical Society of Australia will be held in Maryborough in 2014.
The 100th Anniversary of the beginning of WWI in 1914 and the Centenary of the Gallipoli landing in 1915....Read all events!
The detailed computer cataloguing system ensures that any of the more than 2,000 books can be found using the author's name, subject, family name or period.... About the library!