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Stock Exchange Arcade

76 Mosman St, Charters Towers, Queensland 4820, Australia
+61 7 3223 6666
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Interesting building

We had a very interesting visit to the Stock Exchange Arcade. Quite apart from the beautiful... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Rosalie N
Great scones

During a recent caravanning holiday we stopped in Charters Towers for a few days and enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
2013wardle
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Port Douglas, Australia
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Built to a design by Mark Cooper Day as the Royal Arcade, the Charters Towers Stock Exchange operated here from 1890 until 1916. The building houses many local Charters Towers businesses and the National Trust of Queensland Don Roderick Art Gallery. A rare example of an arcade in Queensland, one with architecture adapted to climate and well-liked for its scale and barrel-vault entrance, the Stock Exchange Arcade is indicative of the rise and fall of fortune on the nineteenth century goldfield.
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“old building” (7 reviews)
“coffee shop” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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76 Mosman St, Charters Towers, Queensland 4820, Australia
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+61 7 3223 6666
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a very interesting visit to the Stock Exchange Arcade. Quite apart from the beautiful architecture, great gift shop, and friendly people, we enjoyed the best iced coffee ever - huge, served in a large milkshake container! Can recommend a visit to this lovely...More

Thank Rosalie N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During a recent caravanning holiday we stopped in Charters Towers for a few days and enjoyed delicious scones at the Stock Exchange Archade in Charters Towers. This lovely building is similar to the old stock exchange building in Bendigo victoria which was also a gold...More

Thank 2013wardle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful venue for an evening event. I was in town for a convention and had a night function. We arrived on dusk and was beautiful. Had great catering and good service.

Thank Emujodes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent quite some time in the Stock Exchange Arcade. Apart from its obvious history, the arcade boasts a gift shop (connected from the Tourism Information Office), a fabulous second-hand bookshop, a cafe, a soaring ceiling with stunning interior and exterior spaces.

Thank KatetheGreat48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is rich with history and many interpretive signs which make it a great visit at any time of the day

Thank MilyndaR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is where we had breakfast every morning and some lunches, the staff were lovely and the food was ok, you could sit as long as you like it was a great meeting place.

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 13 July 2017

there's gold in them thar buckets ! Finders keepers, no losers; a cup of tea might be thrown if if well-behaved

Thank Arsalan2014
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

This is an beautifully restored building in the township of Charters Towers. It was certainly a place to admire the building and get an indication of what the building were like in the past. Well done Charters Towers for keeping the old buildings.

Thank John D
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

The building actually has quite a few shops to look at as well. It's a great old building to visit. Good local operator as well.

Thank jamesboxhead
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Nice little Arcade almost opposite the Charters Towers Main Street and just above next door to the Visitors Centre. Lovely looking old building with a nice gift shop, second hand book shop, a couple of businesses. Looked at having lunch at the Arcade Cafe wasn't...More

Thank Waynedvh
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