Maryborough, one of Queensland’s oldest cities, opens its doors for you to explore its past.
The grandeur of private residences, churches and striking public buildings reflects Maryborough’s early prosperity in the late 1800s and 1900s.
Discover architectural styles ranging from colonial and federation era to the more simplified styles of the inter-war period.
Open House is ONLY open Saturday 21 September.
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164 Richmond Street
Take a look through your family tree as you tour this heritage listed building - home to some of the nation's leading genealogy research facilities.
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Richmond Street Queens Park
Nestled between the Court House and the old Telegraph Station, this
unassuming building continues to demonstrate the strength that was once
deemed necessary in times of conflict.
Cnr Wharf & Richmond Streets
As you walk through this magnificent building, you can't help but admire the craftsmanship of the Public Works Department of Queensland.
103 Wharf Street
With sweeping views of the Mary River, this grand building is testimony to the high regard held for and the appreciation shown to the Customs Officers who once served Maryborough's busy ports.
101 Wharf Street
See the original earthen floors, historic handmade bricks and discarded liquor barrels that remain from the lively history of the Bond Store.
106 Wharf Street
View Victoria Crosses and a Cross of Valour along with other medals, uniforms and period dress when you stroll through this once busy warehouse that has been transformed into a leading Military and Colonial Museum.
311 Kent Street
Be inspired at this cultural hub that was once robust warehouses for the bustling Port of Maryborough.
271–275 Adelaide Street
If you look high on the outside walls of the building you will find the four serpents,four dragons and four cloaked squatting men who have been guarding the church since 1936.
203–205 Lennox Street
St Paul's Anglican Church was built in 1879 by Maryborough builders, Caldwell and Taylor, to a design by prominent Queensland architect, R.D.G. Stanley.
64 Lennox Street
Step inside a store that time forgot! Operated by one family from 1871 to 1972, this large grocery store has records and stock dating back to the 1890s.
Next door uncover decorating trends of the past with a visit to this 146 year old cottage. Built in 1873 for John and Alice Clarke, the cottage originally a two roomed dwelling.
Buildings open to the public
Saturday 21 September 2019, 10am to 4pm