Nature’s Powerhouse is an innovative building located in the beautiful, heritage listed Cooktown Botanic Gardens and includes the Cooktown Visitor Information Centre, Vera Scarth-Johnson Gallery, an exhibition space and a Cafe.
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, weddings, parties, nature presentations, educational programs and walking trails in the Botanic Gardens.
Open: 9.30am - 4.00pm daily
For further information, please contact Nature's Powerhouse on (07) 4069 5763 or email