MacArthur Museum

8/201 Edward Street, Brisbane City, Queensland 4000

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The Macarthur Museum is a gallery dedicated to Brisbane's involvement in World War II. Visit the museum to learn about General Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in the South West Pacific, who used what is now the MacArthur Museum as his base for steering one of the largest wartime campaigns in history.

Discover Brisbane's wartime heritage from 1939 - 1945, a crucial period in Australia's history. Visit the office of General Douglas MacArthur, Commander in Chief of the Allied Forces in the South West Pacific Area. Sit at the table where MacArthur and his staff developed strategies to win the war.

Experience life in Brisbane during the dark days of war when people feared that the city might be invaded, public air raid shelters lined the streets and children wore identity discs. Read the Courier Mail and see what Brisbane people woke up to every day.

Feel what life was like for Brisbanites when thousands of American and Australian troops inhabited camps around the city, parading through the streets and filling the shops, cafes and pubs. This was the world of our parents and grandparents. See it at the Macarthur Museum Brisbane.


Entry

Adult
Price: $5
Child
Price: $3
Concession
Price: $3
Family
Price: $12

FACILITIES

  • Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
  • Public Toilet

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Experiences you can enjoy:
  • Cultural
  • Educational Tourism
Activities you can engage in:
  • Self-Guided

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8/201 Edward Street, Brisbane City, 4000, Queensland, Australia

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