A visit to the Sunshine Coast has to include Landsborough Museum

We have a vast collection for you to help maintain

Landsborough and District Historical Society

The Museum provides public access to a range of research materials including access to our collection databases, more than 2,000 digital images, maps dating back as far as 1859, as well as documents, books and papers relating to the area from Gympie to Brisbane.  The collection includes Government Gazettes from 1862-1994

Research is conducted in the Stan Tutt Reading Room which was the old Board Room of the Council Chambers

A hand crafted Reading Room sign is located on the wall of the room

It was made by local craftsperson, Gary Clarke, from recycled cedar and beech

Research ticket:

Research can be undertaken in the Reading Room by purchasing a ticket for $25. This provides the researcher with entry to the museum for one year.

Historical research:

Our volunteers are happy to undertake historical research for those unable to visit us. However, since we are a not-for-profit organisation we charge a fee of $22 an hour

Photocopies: 20c per page plus postage and handling if applicable

Computer printouts: 20c per page

Stan Tutt 1914-2011

Gone from here but never forgotten

The Stan Tutt Reading Room was named in honour of local historian HS (Stan) Tutt OAM who became a life member of the Historical Society on 2 June 1998

Stan was involved with the Society since its inception in 1973, holding the position of President from 1978 to 1988.

He has several publications to his name including Sunshine Coast Heritage and In Company of Ghosts, an autobiography; along with many articles and newspaper columns


Stan had many other interests, he was also president of the Sunshine Coast Wildlife Preservation Society

  Why volunteer?

 Share your skills and knowledge

 Learn new things

 Make new friends

 Be part of a friendly team

 Strengthen your CV

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please either  phone us on 5494 1755 ,    email us at :-   landsboroughmuseum@aapt.net.au

 use the feedback form on this site

 or  drop into the Museum and see us.

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