Flinders Discovery Centre

Hughenden, Flinders Area

This huge display area houses an amazing exhibition of fossils from around the world, as well as an extensive and growing display of fossils from the local area. 'Hughie" is the star attraction; a life size skeletal replica of a Muttaburrasaurus.

Come and witness the amazing light and sound show that takes you back over 500 million years to the beginning of the formation of Porcupine Gorge.

The Bioregions display give concise information about the four different bioregions in the Shire, explaining land types, flora and fauna unique to these areas.

"Shearing the Stragglers" tells the story of the demise of the sheep industry throughout the Flinders Shire. Tales of hardship and change are told through stories of men who lived this gruelling life from 1865 to present day times.

While wandering around the Centre, enjoy the video on Hughenden and District, telling the story of how Hughenden came to be.

The Flinders Discovery Centre stocks a large range of souvenirs, information on local and regional holiday destinations.

Entry Costs

Entry Cost AUD Valid From Inclusions
Adult $5.00 1 January 2012 – 30 June 2013
Child $2.00 1 April 2012 – 30 June 2013
Group $112.00 1 April 2012 – 30 June 2013 25 Adults or more.

Open Times

Public Holiday: During off season (November - March), the Centre opens from 0900 to 1300. ...... 0900 to 1700, seven days a week.


  • Car park

Other Information


Access provided for guests with a disability.


Children are welcome. There is a children's play area available. Must be supervised.
37 Gray Street
Hughenden, Flinders Area

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