Museum Books

  • Watermelon and Custard

    Memories of Boarding School at ST Bernard,Herberton.
  • Gold Iron and Steam

    The industrial archaeology of the Palmer Goldfield.
  • A Christmas Card in April

    Station life on the Palmer River in the 1940s and 1950s.
  • Frontier Town : A History of Early Townsville and Hinterland 1864-1884

    Helga Griffin’s book gives insight into issues that affected Townsvilleans in the first two decades of Townsville’s life. It is an informative study of the history of the town and its economy which was so dependent on the resource rich hinterland.
  • A Cup of Tea a Bex and a Good Lie Down

    Medication abuse in Australia.
  • Townsville 1888.

    A collection of annotated photographs.
  • No Swank Here

    The development of the Whitsundays as a tourist destination to the early 1970s.

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