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.
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.
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.