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Army Museum North Queensland

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Located at Jezzine Barracks in Townsville, the Museum collects and exhibits objects and stories relating to the history of the Australian Army in North Queensland.
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Jezzine Barracks, 1 Mitchell St | North Ward, Townsville, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4721 1495
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Reviewed yesterday

Decided to take friends from Melbourne here on spur of the moment as noticed it was open on our way back to car park after doing Jezzine Barracks walk. Don't let the small frontage fool you - it is deceivably large & packed full of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank rustyandsue2
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Great exhibits that span multiple conflicts. Original armour and weaponry on display with mock setups to show the environment the diggers went through. Took my Grandfather through and he was thoroughly impressed.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jarrod L
Reviewed 19 October 2018

I suggest anyone interested in our history must find time to visit here when in Townsville ot the surrounding area.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Andrea D
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

The museum is located at Jezzine Barracks Townsville. Staffed by volunteers it is subject to restricted opening hours. Entry is free and the museum has an excellent collection specific to the Australian Army in the North Queensland region covering both pre and post Federation up...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank robertrA9626OM
Reviewed 29 September 2018

The staff are friendly and knowledgeable. The 3 sections, with in the museum, all depict different eras. The work that has gone into the displays is commendable. There is lots of information to read and artifacts to view.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sonja2020
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Great collection of Army historical artifacts depicting history of the 31st battalion. Be sure to visit on a Wednesday, Friday or Sunday morning. Friendly welcoming volunteers.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank georginae625
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

I was completely in awe of the work that has gone into this museum. So very well thought out and well preserved. The wall with the name of soldiers has been done with such craftsmanship. Are sure you travel into rooms 2&3 as they can...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank beckie84
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This is a fantastic display of our defence forces involvement through global conflicts since it's conception. The displays are fantastic and re informative, helpful volunteers add to the experience with their wealth of knowledge and experience. A must do when in the area. Check for...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Donza85
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We went there by chance. The volunteers are so knowledgeable and friendly. The Museum is well presented and gives a true picture of our past.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank uschiTownsville
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

This was a really great and informative museum. There was a wide range of exhibits and they were very well organised. While the volunteers were quite knowledgable they did have a habit of interrupting at times. I wonder if it would work to use some...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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5 November 2017|
Response from Rusty W | Reviewed this property |
the times are wed/frid/sun 9am to 1pm.