Cairns Regional Gallery

Currently Closed
  • Address: City Place, Shields and Abbott Street, CBD, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: 61-740464800
  • Ticket Price: 5 AUD
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery, Family And Kids, Heritage Building

Not only is the Cairns Regional Gallery a prime destination for all things art, the building it’s housed is a historic landmark. Home to some of the exquisite historical and contemporary art from artists home and away, the Gallery has a majority of its exhibits from the Far North of Queensland. The building, a government building in its glory days is two storied constructed from red brick and enforced with steel and concrete. Recognized as one of the most  historically valuable museums, the Cairns Regional Gallery maintains a controlled environment and temperature to best preserve the works of art.

  • Admission to the Gallery is $5.00 per person.
  • Friends of Cairns Regional Gallery, and children under 16, are admitted free.

  • Abbott St C246
  • Abbott St C245
  • Abbott St C244

  • Dolce & Caffe (café)
  • Wink (European cuisines served)
  • Spicy Bite (Indian food served)

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  • Cairns Regional Gallery Address: City Place, Shields and Abbott Street, CBD, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
  • Cairns Regional Gallery Contact Number: 61-740464800
  • Cairns Regional Gallery Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Cairns Regional Gallery Price: 5 AUD
  • Best time to visit Cairns Regional Gallery(preferred time): 10:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Cairns Regional Gallery: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 48.79% of people who visit Cairns include Cairns Regional Gallery in their plan

  • 35.51% of people start their Cairns Regional Gallery visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Cairns Regional Gallery

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

73.74% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Cairns Regional Gallery

People normally club together Cairns Museum and Great Barrier Reef while planning their visit to Cairns Regional Gallery.

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  • This little art museum is really nice! Free entry, which is a plus, and there was a wide variety of art. They had an aboriginal exhibit, as well as a nice sculpture exhibit with (I believe) local people who entered their art into the exhibit. It was small but a really nice place to escape the heat!

  • Fantastic every time I visit. Such refreshment to the soul. David Griggs exhibition was cool. So was the 15' high tapestry of a woman in a white dress. And, the top attic- style gallery nearly always seems dedicated to women's craft - pottery, textiles, ceramics, food gathering quality.

  • Nice place, very contemporary and somewhat advant guard art--good selection of that. Large enough to house different galleries, small enough that you can spend half or quarter of your day at. A very pleasant place.

  • Spacious and well presented. Interesting exhibitions and artworks from the area.

  • It's free. There's good art inside. The staff is friendly. What's not to love? Go!

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