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Bond Store Museum

Wharf Street, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia
4190 5722
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A very interesting place

I visited the Bond Store museum with visiting family. What an interrsting and well set up display... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
Ros R
via mobile
Old world general store

An interesting venue. It is left almost as the owner left it many years earlier. He just closed up... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
Ziggy K
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Terrigal, New South Wales, Australia
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Wharf Street, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

I visited the Bond Store museum with visiting family. What an interrsting and well set up display it is. It brings to life Maryborough's very interesting history as the largest inland port. There is even a time machine. All very well done and definitely worth...More

2  Thank Ros R
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

An interesting venue. It is left almost as the owner left it many years earlier. He just closed up the shop and retired. Some looting must have taken place during the many years that it was closed, but the local historical group has done a...More

Thank Ziggy K
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Very close to all the other historical museums in Wharf Street, Maryborough. A display on the commercial history of the town with a good collection of audio visual displays.

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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Liqueur tasting, cheese platter, storytelling in one of QLDs oldest buildings- how could we not have fun?

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Visit the Bond Store Museum in Maryborough, and find out about bustling port Maryborough once was, and the Customs Officials, like the jerquer who made sure her Majesty's colonial government grew wealthy from collected excise duties. The Museum includes the original building built in 1864....More

Thank Elizabeth M
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Haven't been here for years so it was a good place to show visiting relatives. Didn't recognise the place. There have been a lot of improvements and we enjoyed the interactive displays. The one annoyance was the images projected onto the brick walls; it made...More

Thank Mike H
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

Have been to this museum several times over years.. on a recent visit was delighted to see it refurbished and looking lovely. The volunteers do a fabulous job of welcoming and providing information. Well worth a visit.. I love going downstairs.. a bit spooky and...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Staffed by lovely local volunteers who are ready to share their knowledge with you. The Bond Store has some great interactive exhibitions and valuable information teaching you about the history of this grand old town, Maryborough. We were lucky to be there at a time...More

Thank Jody N
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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We really loved this museum. It was really interesting to learn about the history of Maryborough as a port. The lady working there was very knowledgeable and accommodating. She let us put our bags behind the desk and filled up our water. It was very...More

1  Thank Victoria M
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

I came and visited this museum with my husband and was really impressed. If you enjoy learning about the history this is really good. Maryborough was once a major port in it's day and played an important role like Morpeth, NSW. They have some really...More

1  Thank 447vivienne14
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