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Childers history and museums

Childers is a national trust town that celebrates its unique past. Historical main street has numerous state heritage listed buildings and unique museums to explore.

Step back in time and learn about our colourful past when cane was the primary industry for the town.

Bakers Military & Memorabilia Museum

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Ashby Lane
(07) 4126 1545

Be enthralled by the largest private collection of military memoriabilia in the southern hemisphere. A must see on your visit to Childers.

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Historic Main Street

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Churchill Street

Childers is a national trust town and its main street has a number of well preserved historic and heritage listed buildings. Take a walk along main street or take the "Historic Childers street walk" (get your map from the visitors centre)

Childers Historical Complex

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2 Taylor Street

With 4 main buildings converted into museums, a schoolhouse, cottage, general store and post office as well as 2 old steam trains and rotunda. Great place for a picnic.

The Old Pharmacy Museum

Childers Pharmacy

90 Churchill Street

This award winning museum is the only one of its kind in Australia. With one of the largest collection of early pharmaceutical history, including original dental, pharmacy and photographic equipment, specimum jars and more.

Paragon Theatre & Espresso Bar

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75 Churchill Street
Ph 0478 066 724

The Paragon Theatre is a rare surviving 1920’s, state heritage listed entertainment venue offering classic and cult films as well as private hires and group packages. In addition, the Paragon Espresso Bar located in the foyer with licensed alfresco dining. There you’ll find delicious organic coffee, refreshing drinks and a small selection of hot and cold, home made foods with a focus on showcasing the beautiful local produce our region offers. Not to mention, the entire range of locally hand made, Mammino Gourmet Ice Cream .

Soldiers Memorial & Krupp Cannon

Childers War Memorial

 45 Churchill Street

Visit Childers memorial to the soldiers of the Isis region and see the Krupp Cannon, a Howitzer cannon, the only one of its kind in Queensland