Zara Clark Museum - Charters Towers
Step back in time and lose yourself in the golden history of the Zara Clark Museum - Charters Towers.
The trip from Townsville to Charters Towers is an easy hour and a half drive on sealed road. When you visit Charters Towers you will experience the Queensland outback and all the heritage buildings which line the streets of this quaint gold rush town including the Zara Clark Museum and Stock Exchange Arcade.
If you’re looking for things to do in Charters Towers, the Zara Clark museum has an impressive collection of photographs, machinery you can learn about gold history and all the stories of this regional town that will intrigue everyone from history buffs to young children. Engage with passionate volunteers to hear what life was like in Charters Towers when 15,000 soldiers were based there during WWI and WWII. Prepare to lose yourself in the drama and excitement that was Charters Towers over a century ago as you tour through displays featuring agricultural, mining and medical equipment, some of it still in working order.
Open daily from 10am to 2pm, the Zara Clark Museum is an absolute treasure of cultural heritage and mesmerising history not to be missed. A small entry fee is required or complimentary for National Trust members. This fee assists with the maintenance of the property.