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Flinders Discovery Centre

37 Gray St, Hughenden, Queensland 4821, Australia
+61 7 4741 2970
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How is there so many 5 star reviews

Although well priced entry (unlike the gift shop) this place is so dull. Took our family about 8... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
langer1980
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Glenning Valley, Australia
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Friendly staff were able to provide excellent information on Porcupine Gorge and the drive out... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark K
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Australia
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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37 Gray St, Hughenden, Queensland 4821, Australia
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+61 7 4741 2970
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"dinosaur trail"
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"the main attraction"
in 3 reviews
"children's area"
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"on display"
in 5 reviews
"local area"
in 4 reviews
"video presentation"
in 2 reviews
"staff were friendly"
in 3 reviews
"entry fee"
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"dinosaur experience"
in 2 reviews
"skeleton"
in 9 reviews
"porcupine"
in 14 reviews
"fossils"
in 29 reviews
"flanders"
in 12 reviews
"gorge"
in 15 reviews
"information"
in 16 reviews
"museum"
in 12 reviews
"australia"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Although well priced entry (unlike the gift shop) this place is so dull. Took our family about 8 minutes to look and that was it. One large fake bone dinosaur is not worth the $14 entry I paid for my family . Unfortunately due to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff were able to provide excellent information on Porcupine Gorge and the drive out there from town. Reasonably well stocked information centre.

Thank Mark K
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

Major Fossils and minerals to look at with a clear commentary to help you understand what happened so many years ago. Helps you to understand how old Australia is.

Thank GandC1948
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FDCTourismofficer, Tourism Officer at Flinders Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. The information we have in our Museum really does give a good over view on the ancient history of our beautiful surroundings.

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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff, excellent information and a great intro into the Australian Dinosaur experience. You can buy your trail pass here which is good value if you are heading on to Richmond and Winton as well. Stay and watch the excellent movie on the creation of...More

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FDCTourismofficer, Tourism Officer at Flinders Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank you kindly for your awesome review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to Flinders Discovery Centre and Hughenden. May see you again one day!

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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Nice display. Good skeleton of muttaburrasaurus. Very interesting collection of gems/minerals. Staff were very friendly

Thank RobynLJ
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FDCTourismofficer, Tourism Officer at Flinders Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Hi there, thanks for your kind words. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit enough to spread the word! Cheers.

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Only $5 to enter, with some good dinosaur and region history, but nothing special but fair value. In main Street with lots of parking. Staff were friendly and happy to give regional info. Time taken inside was less than an hour - 1 large dinosaur...More

Thank 188petere
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FDCTourismofficer, Tourism Officer at Flinders Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Cheers for your in depth report. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us! Hope to see you again some time!

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

Very interesting museum. Lots of information available about the local area. Very friendly and helpful staff who were able to answer our questions.

Thank SanMicAus
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FDCTourismofficer, Tourism Officer at Flinders Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

We are so glad we accommodated your needs well. Thank you for your review!

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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

The people in the center are very helpful and are happy to tell you where the top spots in Hughendon are. The museum attached to the center is very interesting and well displayed. Would recommend a visit especially if your new to the area.

Thank Wendy O
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FDCTourismofficer, Tourism Officer at Flinders Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thankyou very much for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay here in Hughenden.

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Interesting little museum showing dinosaur fossils sand many other stones and crystals. We also were give details of where we could go looking for fossils ourselves.

Thank Eva K
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FDCTourismofficer, Tourism Officer at Flinders Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Hi there, Thank you for your kind review! We hope you had some luck at the fossicking area. Cheers and hope to see you again some day! FDC Team

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Amazing diversity of attractions in the Flinders Discovery Centre for such a cheap price. Well done.

Thank JaneHughenden
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FDCTourismofficer, Tourism Officer at Flinders Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Thankyou for your kind words!

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