Art and Cultural Attractions in Cairns

Cairns Art and Cultural Activities

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Cairns is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Cairns a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Cairns.

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    Top Art and Cultural Places in Cairns to Visit

    Discover the local culture and art of Cairns.

  • Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

    #1 of 6 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Cairns
    Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

    Tags: Art And Culture, Outdoors, Entertainment, Performance

    Address: Cairns Western Arterial Rd. (next to Skyrail terminal), Cavaronica, Cairns, QLD 4878

    Timings: 09:00 am - 09:30 pm Details

    There’s no better place, other than Central Australia, to know about the Aboriginal culture. Start at the Creation Theatre, where, going by its name, actors with the help of illusion and theatri...Read more

  • Cairns Regional Gallery

    #2 of 6 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Cairns
    Cairns Regional Gallery

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery, Heritage Building

    Address: City Place, Shields and Abbott Street, CBD, Cairns, QLD 4870

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    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 fro...Read more

  • Cairns Museum

    #3 of 6 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Cairns
    Cairns Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, History Museum

    Address: Former Post Office Building, 13 Grafton Street, Cairns Queensland Australia 4870

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Not many know the history of Cairns and how it’s been molded into the cosmopolitan we know it as today! Going as far back as the Aboriginal and Islanders the museum is a one-stop shop for Cairns...Read more

  • Samurai Gallery

    #4 of 6 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Cairns
    Samurai Gallery

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery

    Address: Level 1 –first floor, 22 Shields Street, Cairns QLD 4870, Australia

    Timings: 10:30 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Come and visit the only gallery of Australia, dedicated solely to the Japanese Samurai Warriors. The collection holds arts, arms and armor that were used by the warriors. According to the history, the...Read more

  • Tank Arts Centre

    #5 of 6 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Cairns
    Tank Arts Centre

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, War Memorial, Performance

    Address: 46 Collins Avenue, Edge Hill, Queensland 4870, Australia

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    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 t...Read more

  • Center Of Contemporary Arts

    #6 of 6 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Cairns
    Center Of Contemporary Arts

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery, Performance, Workshop

    Address: 96 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD 4870

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    It is a state-of-the-art cultural facility, located right at the center of the city. The center houses around 248 theatres for climate controlled exhibition galleries, performance and screening of fil...Read more

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