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Flinders Discovery Centre

37 Gray St, Hughenden, Queensland 4821, Australia
+61 7 4741 2970
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The people in the center are very helpful and are happy to tell you where the top spots in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Wendy O
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Brisbane, Australia
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Nice little museum

Interesting little museum showing dinosaur fossils sand many other stones and crystals. We also... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eva K
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Brisbane, Australia
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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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Reviewed 3 days ago 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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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Absolutely outstanding. Made the day trip out from Charters with my 18 month old son and we both had a great time. Volunteers were so helpful and generous with their information. The museum was fantastic and a great section for the kids too. Can’t wait...More

1  Thank Tim B
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FDCTourismofficer, Manager at Flinders Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Thank you Tim B.We are glad you enjoyed your Dinosaur Trail Trip and your visit to the Flinders Discovery Centre. Our volunteers are super helpful and willing to give their advise from a personal experience of our amazing surrounding. See you next trip :)

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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Really interesting. Much to learn about the geography, history, sheep industry and dinosaurs of the area. Reasonably priced.

Thank Grubby G
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FDCTourismofficer, Tourism Officer at Flinders Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Hi there, Thank you for this review! Our Discovery Centre is surely packed with much knowledge to learn about. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us. Cheers! Hope to see you again in future.

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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Just toured the Hughenden Dinosaur museum. It's well laid out & informative. Not as complex as AAOD in Winton but still worth a look. It has many marine reptile exhibits apart from muttaburrasaurus.

Thank Ken C
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FDCTourismofficer, Tourism Officer at Flinders Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thankyou for your review! We try to do what we can, with what we have. :) We hope you enjoyed your stay! Cheers, F.D.C Team

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Film show of ancient times with good explanation. Had a great idea of recycling past brouchers. Entry fee most reasonable ($5 conc). Good children's area.

Thank dunnsnewsagency
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FDCTourismofficer, Tourism Officer at Flinders Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thankyou for your kind words. We hope you had a lovely stay in our area! Cheers, F.D.C Team :)

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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff. Stacks of fossils, both discovered locally and collected from various parts of the world. Activities for kids. Portentous video, narrated by John Stanton, is loud, dramatic and informative. Eclectic local history exhibits.

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FDCTourismofficer, Tourism Officer at Flinders Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

We love our video on the Porcupine Gorge formation! It is very informative and interesting. We thank you for travelling through and enjoying our little town of Hughenden. :) Cheers, F.D.C Team

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

A must see whilst in town. A lot of information about the area and dinosaurs of the area. There is also a display on the agricultural history of the area. Make sure you see the sound and light show. This is also the tourist information...More

Thank Travelgypsyisme
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FDCTourismofficer, Tourism Officer at Flinders Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thankyou for your review! We love our dinosaurs and strive to ensure you guys have the best time while travelling and staying in our area. :) Cheers, F.D.C Team :)

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Reviewed 6 July 2017

The display area was smaller than expected, but the price of admission is worth it - take a slow walk around and read a lot of the descriptive materials - they're worth noting. The staff are also a great source for other local advice and...More

Thank Peter M
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FDCTourismofficer, Tourism Officer at Flinders Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thankyou for your kind words. We love that you take the time to acknowledge the information within our Discovery Centre. Enjoy your travels! Cheers, F.D.C Staff :)

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