The Eric Thomas Galley Museum is a photographic and general museum in Driffield Street in Queenstown.One of two west coast Tasmania museums that house records and relics from the mining communities of the past, the museum is housed in a former 1897 contructed Imperial Hotel, which has also been a mining office and Youth Hostel.As a repository of the historical photographs and materials from the history of Queenstown it contains collections that hold in some cases the last vestiges of the former mines and localities on the west coast.The collection of photographs and text and materials relating to the 1912 North Mount Lyell Mining disaster is extensive.Considerable parts of the photograph collection were photographs collected by and also processed by Eric Thomas.An object from the museum was utilised in a 10 objects 10 stories exhibition in Hobart in 2016Put Eric Thomas Galley Museum into our Queenstown travel planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Queenstown.
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The Galley Museum has so much history on display. I highly recommend spending an hour or two going through the rich history of Queenstown. more »
This museum is an abundant source of information on the area - 20 or so rooms each with its own in depth subject. It is hard to whip through so allow a couple of hours - it really is so well put... more »
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