Learn more about the local history and heritage of the Sunshine Coast by visiting the Kilkivan Shire Museum.
This extensive museum features a comprehensive display of mining related exhibits and artefacts. Both science and history lovers will love this unique museum venue as it features many varieties of mineral samples and metals.
Kilkivan Shire Museum – Historical Exhibits, Sunshine Coast
The museum is home to many photographs, forestry machinery, dairy industry equipment, and a number of geological displays. The main building features an old style parlour, bedroom, general store and barber’s shop which will transport visitors back in time.
Visitors will also have the opportunity to visit a historical school room and kitchen with a shed that contains a buggy and wagon which was used extensively in this industry.
There is also a visitors centre on site in front of the main building where visitors can gather more information about the museum and the surrounding Sunshine Coast region. The museum also welcomes enthusiastic researchers and scientists to take part in the museum research programs.