Museums

Cooktown Visitor Information Centre

The Nature’s Powerhouse facility, located in the historic Botanic Gardens, features the Vera Scarth-Johnson Gallery, Exhibition Space, Café and the Cooktown Visitor Information Centre. Nature’s Powerhouse is an innovative building located in the beautiful, heritage listed Cooktown Botanic Gardens...

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Vera Scarth-Johnson Gallery

Natures Powerhouse - Visitor Information Centre Cooktown

The Vera Scarth-Johnson Gallery displays the only collection of original botanical illustrations of flora from the region. Many plants can be found in the adjoining Botanic Gardens. Nature’s Powerhouse also hosts a wide range of community events and activities including concerts, corporate functions...

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Cooktown History Centre

Cooktown History Centre

Award winning History Display Learn about our history through stories, photos,interactive displays, murals and oral histories. Our current display tells the story of Cooktown Through the Years. Find out about our historic railway, early roads, cyclones and other disasters, early families a...