The Landsborough Museum is one of the region’s largest and most visited historic museums which features thousands of historic artefacts and exhibits.
Those interested in learning more about the region’s history should take a tour to this beautiful museum learn more about how the Sunshine Coast was developed into the bustling region that it is today.
Landsborough Museum – Historical Artefacts, Sunshine Coast
The building itself is a part of history the lmuseum is housed in what was the original Landsborough Shire Council Chambers, built in the early 1920’s. Later, in 1988, the building was renovated and a new building was attached which was subsequently opened as the new museum.
The Landsborough Museum is operated by a group of volunteers who help with research and provide visitor access
to the community’s collections and stories. Inside the museum, you will find a large collection of farm machinery showing life in the last century, the local historic tobacco and farming communities, and many other items of interest from the one-legged shovel to the Caloundra lighthouse light.
There is also a library on site which provides public access to a range of research materials including access to more than 18,000 digital images, maps dating back as far as 1859, as well as documents, books and papers relating to the area from Gympie to Brisbane. The library’s collection also includes Government Gazettes from 1862-1994.
So stop by the Landsborough Museum on your next trip to the Sunshine Coast and learn more about the region. If you are looking for accommodation on the Sunshine Coast, click on the link below to find the best deals.