Kilkivan Shire Museum

Kilkivan, Gympie Area

The Kilkivan Shire Museum contains a comprehensive display of ore and mineral samples common to the district, photographs and documents relating to mining, forestry, dairying and town, school and family histories of Goomeri, Kilkivan, Widgee and Woolooga. Research facilities – fee applies.

The main building has rooms furnished in style of yesteryear, for example parlour, bedroom, general store and barber's shop. Fettler's barrack houses a school room and kitchen. Large slab shed contains buggy and wagon, mining, farm and forestry tools. A genuine stockman’s hut, made from slabs laundry and containing original contents has been relocated to the museum grounds.

There is an unmanned Visitor Information Centre in the front of the main building which is open everyday to visitors and tourists for approximately seven hours.

Entry Costs

Entry Cost AUD Valid From Inclusions
Adult $3.00 1 August 2005 – 31 March 2015
Group $3.00 1 August 2005 – 31 March 2015 Pre-arranged school groups with hands-on display AUD3.00 per child with no charge for adults.
Student $1.00 1 August 2005 – 31 March 2015

Open Times

Note: Open from 1200 to 1500 on Saturday. Open 1000 to 1500 Tuesday to Friday. Other days and times by appointment.


  • Car park

Other Information


Main building has disabled access ramp. Some restriction on out buildings with stairs (two only), remainder are on ground level and easily viewed.


School visits - one teacher/parent per group of six to eight students is required.
12 Bligh Street
Kilkivan, Gympie Area

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