Brennan and Geraghty's Store Museum - Maryborough
A visit to Brennan and Geraghty’s Store Museum - Maryborough is a must. Discover the 1870s era store with its collection of products and paperwork going back 150 years. Here you can take your children through a twentieth-century retail experience in this fascinating museum trapped in time with some items of stock dating back as far as the 1890s.
Discover shelf after shelf of products used in an era when the latest technology was a wireless radio when milk was still delivered by hand in a glass bottle that was washed and returned for reuse and decades of records were handwritten into huge volumes!
The National Trust of Australia (Queensland) has been dedicated to conserving Australia’s environmental, built and cultural heritage through amazing properties like Maryborough’s Brennan & Geraghty’s Store Museum.
Maryborough is also known for being the birthplace of Mary Poppins’ author, Pamela Lyndon Travers – this is just one of the things to do in Maryborough. Celebrate Marybouroghs connection to Mary Poppins by enjoying the annual Mary Poppins Festival, which has been a popular for the past 12 years.
The trip from Hervey Bay to Maryborough is an easy 20 minutes and once you arrive you will be presented with a town rich in history where you can explore heritage buildings, statues and memorials and museums with a colonial past.
If you’re travelling from Brisbane to Maryborough, the Tilt Train is a great way to travel. You can sit back and enjoy the stunning scenery in Southern Queensland.
Brennan and Geraghty’s Store is open for exploration 11 months of the year only closing mid-February for annual maintenance. Locals and tourists can experience this location for a small entry fee.