Maryborough Military & Colonial Museum, Maryborough

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The Maryborough Military & Colonial Museum is a non-profit museum located at 106 Wharf Street, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia. It was established and is operated by John and Else Meyers for the benefit of the Fraser Coast community.
The museum houses a number of displays of subject such as Keith Payne, VC OAM; Herbert James, VC MC; Timothy Britten, CV; John Cantwell, AO DSC; Harry Smith, SG MC; and James Runham, SC AFSM OAM.
The museum has the largest number of Victoria Crosses in a private museum collection in Australia. The museum also has the only Cross of Valour (Australia) medal on public display; the one awarded to Timothy Britten following the 2002 Bali bombings.
The museum has the only surviving three-wheeler Girling car, originally built in London in 1911.
The museum occupies the former J. E. Brown warehouse, which is listed on the Queensland Heritage Register.
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  • It's a must to take the time to visit this museum if you are in Maryborough. It is on 3 floors and the top floor has some 40 display cabinets on all the different wars and memobrilla. There is many sp...  more »
  • Queens park is a beautiful park and definitely worth a walk through. They have recently added a great Anzac memorial as well.  more »
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  • Wonderfull exabition of miltary goods
  • OMG this little treasure was out of their world. ALL of the volunteers in the museum were bloody brilliant. They gave us all a personal tour of the place. Never knew it was as big as it is. Brilliant members there to help you out. Best $10 we have ever spent. Our Pommies visitors with us love it too.

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