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Brennan and Geraghty's Store Museum

64 Lennox St, Maryborough, Queensland 4650, Australia
+61 7 4121 2250
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Even has the original hand-written paperwork

The people working there were very helpful and explained how the store fit into the history of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rhiannon505
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Gympie, Australia
Amazing portal into the past

I visited Brennan and Geraghty’s Store yesterday for an experience unlike any other. You’re told... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Pete W
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Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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64 Lennox St, Maryborough, Queensland 4650, Australia
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+61 7 4121 2250
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"peanut butter"
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"general store"
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"original condition"
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"childhood memories"
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"last century"
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"well worth a visit"
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"grocery"
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"stock"
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"tins"
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"curator"
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"boxes"
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"shelves"
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"shop"
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"gentleman"
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Reviewed yesterday

The people working there were very helpful and explained how the store fit into the history of settlement in Maryborough. The displays are a "work in progress" and the paperwork gives an insight into what items people needed. I had not realised how many years...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I visited Brennan and Geraghty’s Store yesterday for an experience unlike any other. You’re told when you enter that the store has been left exactly as it was the day it closed. There can be no doubt that this is the case, right down the...More

Thank Pete W
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

Worth a visit just to see how the store operated 50 years ago. It has been purchased and restored by the National trust.

Thank Rod S
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

This really is worth visiting, it really makes you remember how it was when we were youngsters( !!!) and even before!! Your memory is well and truly jogged remembering how far the retail experience has developed. This store was probably well ahead of its time...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Fly back in time and see how a general store was kept, products they stocked and prices for such items. Truly a great experience. The picnic tables out the back are a refreshing finish, to sit under the shade of the big trees and take...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Even our easily-bored 8 year old was fascinated by the vast array of products on display. The curator on duty when we went (Sun 7th Jan 2018) was very knowledgable but also told stories in an interesting and engaging way.

1  Thank mrswicket
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

If nostalgia is your thing and you harken back to the days when you HAD to visit a retail shop to view what products were available and on-line shopping was the stuff of science fiction, then you will relish this place, Lovingly maintained, it has...More

1  Thank PaulClabburn
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

What an incredible place to visit. Absolutely fascinating. Well worth a visit. The knowledge of the gentleman attending was top knotch. What an outstanding legacy left for Maryborough.

Thank TimNut
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

This is an amazing collection of the wares of the very old general store. This shop actually operated for 101 years and has been left in it's original condition. The lady volunteer who was there the day we visited had been in this shop for...More

1  Thank Fadden2904
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Fabulous that all of these old grocery treasures in the original shop have been preserved to be appreciated for other generations. Excellent.While you are in town, marvel at the old Silver Spray Flour Mill at 560 Kent St. Rusty corrugated iron flour mill of yesteryear...More

Thank Roampup04
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Response from julieadamson2015 | Reviewed this property |
yes, the store is open on a sunday! hope you enjoy your visit Hours: Sunday 10am–3pm Monday 10am–3pm Tuesday 10am–3pm Wednesday 10am–3pm Thursday 10am–3pm Friday 10am–3pm Saturday 10am–3pm
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