Cooktown - Museums and Galleries
Located at the Old Cooktown Railway Station in Charlotte Street (opposite the West Coast Hotel) the Cooktown Creative Arts Association is a show case for local artists and craft people.
Cooktown is the perfect base to start or end your Cape York adventure. With its rich history, must-do Aboriginal tours, world-class fishing, and loads to see and do, you should plan for a minimum of three nights - and many visitors find themselves staying much longer.
Housed in the oldest building in Charlotte Street, the former post and telegraph office, this is your one stop spot for everything related to Cooktown history.
The Cooktown School of Art Society Elizabeth Guzsely Gallery displays and sells original art works from the Cooktown area.
James Cook Museum is a must do attraction where every visitor can enjoy a stroll through history in the beautifully restored Sisters of Mercy convent school building.
The 'Old Bank' building was originally built in 1891 as the Queensland National Bank and is typical of the Victorian era with magnificent red cedar counters.
The Vera Scarth-Johnson Art Gallery at Nature’s Powerhouse features the botanic works of artist Vera Scarth-Johnson (1912-1999).