NORTH QUEENSLAND MILITARY MUSEUM (NOW CLOSED)
JEZZINE BARRACKS, KISSING POINT, TOWNSVILLE

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visits since 5 May 2001

 

THIS MUSEUM HAS NOW CLOSED
AND IS REPLACED BY THE

ARMY MUSEUM OF NORTH QUEENSLAND

 

In 1979 a committee was formed to refurbish the old battery at Fort Kissing Point in Townsville as a Military Museum known as the North Queensland Military Museum. It was opened on 12 June 1980 to display artifacts relevant to:-

- Colonial years
- First World War
- Inter-war years
- World War 2

The museum was located in the old gun stores and was run by volunteers.

 


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Inside the previous North Queensland Military Museum - June 2003

 


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Inside the previous North Queensland Military Museum - June 2003

 


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Owen Gun display

 


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Thompson Sub Machine Gun display

 


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Vickers Machine Gun

 


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Coast watchers wireless radio, AWA Field Set 6 (FS6) Mk II Type 245775, Serial No. 3064
complete with power supply pack. Type IH6439, Serial No. 2310

 

Army Museum of North Queensland
Mitchell St., Kissing Point, Townsville

 

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