Tank Arts Centre

Currently Open [Closes at 05:30 pm]
  • Address: 46 Collins Avenue, Edge Hill, Queensland 4870, Australia, Cairns
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm Details
  • Phone: 61-740326600
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museums, War Memorial, Performance, Family And Kids

Recycled items are better put to better use than the parent materials they were made of. The Tank Arts Centre is the best testament of this statement. Three World War II oil storage tankers were put to creative use and renamed the Tank Arts Centre. Two of the main functionalities of the Arts Centre, to serve as creative hub and engage the local community have been more than beautifully met. There’s always some activity going on at the Centre. If it’s not an art exhibition, it’s a live performance or a food market….

  • Entry is free.

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  • Tank Arts Centre Address: 46 Collins Avenue, Edge Hill, Queensland 4870, Australia, Cairns
  • Tank Arts Centre Contact Number: 61-740326600
  • Tank Arts Centre Timing: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm
  • Tank Arts Centre Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Tank Arts Centre(preferred time): 11:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Tank Arts Centre: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 23.12% of people who visit Cairns include Tank Arts Centre in their plan

  • 48.15% of people start their Tank Arts Centre visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Tank Arts Centre

Monday, Tuesday and Friday

92.83% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Tank Arts Centre

People normally club together Kuranda Scenic Railway and Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park while planning their visit to Tank Arts Centre.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Superb live music venue, in this case within Tank 5. Great mid sized venue, with bar facilities that are average priced only, good security and a great vibe. We need a lot more live music here in Cairns and I cannot recommend this venue highly enough for this purpose.

  • Fantastic part of Cairns. Vibrant natural gardens. Excellent venue for live music and markets.

  • Has always been an awesome place for gigs now even better with air conditioning!

  • A fascinating venue and well presented. History meets utilisation, a recycling high point. WW2 fuel tanks that have been given a magical new lease of life.

  • What a great cool little green oasis. We visited today and enjoyed the artesian markets and bonsi display. Very nice.

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