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Welcome to the Maritime Museum of Townsville

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In 2001, the museum opened its doors to the public after a year of extensive refurbishment. With Commonwealth Centenary of Federation funding, the resulting 'ship complex' has attracted a great deal of community support. Located on the southern bank of Ross Creek, the boardwalk overlooks the Townsville Motorboat and Yacht Club, while the entrance gate opens out onto Palmer Street's inviting coffee and restaurant strip.

The original museum was begun by the Townsville Harbour Board which is now the Port of Townsville Ltd. Shortly after this the Seafarers Association assumed responsibility to ensure the safe keeping of local maritime cultural history. It was located in the Pier Master's office between berths 4 and 6 at the Townsville port.

To allow for the expanding collection and ease of public access, the building was relocated in 1992 to where it stands today. This was made possible through the generosity of the community, Port of Townsville and Townsville City Council, who remain the museum's major sponsors.

Following the arrival of the Bay Rock lighthouse, the new 'Seafarers' Gallery was opened in 1994. The museum continues to grow.

The new complex opened in August 2001 and has attracted many local, regional and international visitors.


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This gallery tells visitors about the history of the port through a large photographic collection. Some early photographs show a very different Townsville to the place we call home.

Great things are planned for this gallery, with research already having been carried out into how people lived in this area when it was first settled and how maritime industries shaped the immediate region.  Grants will enable us to begin the work of putting together a display.


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Telephone: +61 7 4721 5251

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Boasting a city view, each room at Shangri-La Hotel Toronto is equipped with a 46-inch LCD TV. A Nespresso coffee machine and minibar are provided. Each bathroom is appointed with a soaking tub or glass-enclosed shower.

Featuring floor-to-ceiling windows, the Shangri-La Hotel’s fitness centre includes training equipment as well as a yoga studio. An infrared sauna is also accessible. Refreshments are available at the Health Club’s juice bar.

Showcasing international cuisine with a focus on Asian dishes, Bosk Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The hotel also features 2 on-site bars.
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Stop by MGM today for a coffee, a Gyro or a casual evening of Meze and wine with friends and family. At MGM we bring the flavours of Greece to you.
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Opening Hours:

Tuesday to Friday: Dinner from 5.30pm
Saturday: Lunch (from midday) and dinner (from 6.30pm)
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