Award-Winning History Display

The Cooktown History Centre, run by the Cooktown & District Historical Society Volunteers, offers a unique insight into the intriguing history of the area with stories, photos, interactive displays, murals and oral histories. The Exhibition is set out in a time line which covers the years from 1770 to Current times.

Archives & Research

The Cooktown & District Historical Society is building an archive of our history so that people now and in the future retain the history of our area, here in Cooktown.

Historical Books

A General Meeting Of The Cooktown
& District Historical Society

New members are always welcome. The cost is $10 per year. Members receive free entry to the
display and a discounted purchase price on books and research.

Become a Member