TAKE A JOURNEY back more than 150 years when Maryborough was a thriving port, and the place where 22,000 new settlers took their first steps on Australian soil.
Your Portside Pass includes entry to:
BOND STORE - PORT OF MARYBOROUGH c.1864
Walk the earthen floors of this former store for Her Majesty’s Customs Service and discover a time when opium was a legal import and the rum trade flourished. Learn about the imports and exports managed by the Customs Service in Colonial times. Here you can sample a range of delicious regional ports and liqueurs in the authentic surrounds of the Bond Store.
CUSTOMS HOUSE c.1900
Hear the stories of immigrants who came from afar and uncover the inspirational history of families who pioneered this important early Queensland settlement. Exhibits and activities for all ages.
MARYBOROUGH MILITARY & COLONIAL MUSEUM c.1879
Explore an exceptional collection of over 7,000 items of military and colonial memorabilia including two Victoria crosses and a Cross of Valour and other significant medals, uniforms, period costumes and historic vehicles.
Entry to all Portside Attractions just $20.
Available from Bond Store, Customs House, Maryborough Military and Colonial Museum and the Maryborough Visitor Information Centre or purchase online.
Portside Heritage Precinct open daily from 9.30am.