Eacham Historical Museum
Situated in the Main Street of Millaa Millaa, this small museum contains aboriginal artifacts, household memorabilia relative to pioneering days, and items pertaining to the timber and dairying industries and alluvial gold mining.
The Museum is a great educational facility and is regularly visited by groups of school children and their teachers.
For Current opening times please phone: (07) 40972725.
Eacham Historical Resource Centre
The Historical Resource Centre, situated in Elizabeth Street Malanda, is the meeting room and archival repository for all printed and photographic collections of the Eacham Historical Society.
It also houses quite a comprehensive library of books pertaining to the history of North Queensland. These books are available for perusal and study at the centre by students and members of the general public. Books can be borrowed by Society members. The Land Settlement Registers, which contain the names of all the first settlers in the Atherton Land Agent’s District, are available for perusal and research. These registers, all beautifully hand written contain a wealth of information pertaining to the early settlement of the Atherton tablelands.
The Resource Centre is open Tuesday evenings 7:30 to 9:30, and Thursday mornings, 9:00 am to noon.
The Eacham Historical Society has over 2000 historical photographs, some dating back to 1880. These are presently being scanned and entered into our database.
These photos may be viewed at the Resource Centre, Tuesday evenings 7:30 to 9:30, and Thursday mornings, 9:00 am to noon.
Contact us about obtaining and purchasing copies.
Donations of North Queensland historical photos are welcome.
EHS Research Services
Contact us regarding your research projects.
Research services include photocopies, photograph reproduction and publication search.
Eacham Historical Society charges $10. per hour for research, plus costs to cover photocopying and postage.
To request EHS research services please: – phone us – (07) 4096 6239 (Thursday only, 9am to noon) or Leave a message.
OR- fill in and send this online form:
OR – download the postal form – Information request form – , printout, fill in and mail.