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    School Visits

    The Museum welcomes educational visits from schools and colleges throughout the Sunshine Coast. We offer students and teachers a wonderful opportunity to explore as a group the exciting reminders of the past lifestyles and technologies. Visits always invoke a combination of fun learning and thought provoking insights into history and heritage values.

    School visits can be organised on any weekday to suit curriculum requirements. Telephone (07) 5441 2119 during opening hours (Wednesday to Saturday 1pm-4pm) or simply click School Visit below.

    Group Tours

    A great way for seniors to enjoy a visit to the Museum is with a group. Group visits have proven popular with residents of retirement villages, nursing homes, social and business clubs. Remembering and sharing life’s experiences is much more rewarding in the company of friends and colleagues. Often, the experience assists in documenting those important historical moments and events.

    Telephone (07) 5441 2119 during opening hours (Wednesday to Saturday 1pm-4pm) or simply click Group Tour below.

    Special Events Coming Soon


    To commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the closure of the Moreton Sugar Mill, Nambour Museum is launched the updated and expanded second edition of its cult favourite book “Locomotives of the Moreton Central Sugar Mill”.

    Books are available for purchase now.

    Newly opened Fire Display

    February 2024


    Our brand-new display show casing an original Volunteer Fire Service uniform and brass helmet, along with many uniforms and objects donated by a former Station Officer from the Nambour fire station, is now open. We have also had the opportunity to conserve an original brass helmet. This will become a permanent feature display of the Museum.

    April 20 to July 20

    A Night Out in Nambour

    Paying homage to the broad and thriving entertainment hub that was Nambour in the 20th Century, including the Vogue Theatre, Diggers Hall dances, Debutante Balls, and Nambour Amateur Theatre productions.  Evening attire from the 1920s to the 1970s, accessories and previously unseen photographs will be on display.

    This will be a special display curated by the volunteers, and open to the public for a limited time only.

    Late 2024

    We have two further special displays planned for the second half of the year around the themes of –

    “The clothes of babes in the 20th Century”


    “The evolution of Music in Nambour”

    More details to come…

    December 2024

    Christmas Nights @ The Nambour Museum featuring SANTAtrain

    Join us as we open up the back section of the Museum and invite the Nambour community to join us on Thursday evening on the 19th of December in the lead up to Christmas with our bigger and better SANTAtrain Christmas lights display.

    Santa himself will be in attendance ready for photo opportunities.

    Other features over the evening include carol singing/music, the town band and Christmas themed craft activities for the kids.

    Entry will be by gold coin donation (per adult) for this special event, kids FREE. We hope to see you there…

    Recent Initiatives

    Over recent weeks and months, a number of key projects aimed at improving the quality of the venue and visitor experience have been completed.

    In 2023 the Museum was able to preserve sections of the Maroochy River Lift Span Bridge, which have now been turned into a permanent feature!

    The Museum hosts events throughout the year and we love having the opportunity to support our local community groups in the process, including Sunshine Brass!

    Our museum doesn’t exist without its dedicated volunteer members, we are lucky to have some incredible individuals behind the scenes who have made the Museum what it is today. Thank you to our wonderful volunteers, and we are always looking for new helpers!

    Recent Events

    For a glance at some of the Museum’s special events and activities which have been held in recent times, simply click News.