Clermont Historical Centre

Attractions Clermont


Phone: 49 833 311

Description

The Clermont Historical Centre has undergone extensive renovations and now boasts a contemporary Interpretive Centre where visitors can learn about Clermont's rich and diverse history. A Flood of Memories Exhibition commemorates the Centenary of the 1916 Clermont Flood. Come relive stories of courage, heroism and tragedy from one of the deadliest floods in Australian history. The exhibition profiles local identities such as Rose Harris, Richard Cosman and others who rescued several people during the 1916 Great Flood. The extensive collection of artefacts has been contributed by local families and businesses in the region. Some of the items on display include the Aveling & Porter No 6803 steam engine which was used to shift the town after the 1916 Flood, the Jacques Diesel Powered Shovel and the Ruston Steam Shovel used at the Blair Athol Mine. The centre also boast original Clermont Fire Brigade truck and buildings such as the Glenmore Shearing Shed, Cosmans Livery, Chiconi Stables as well as vintage cars to name a few.

  • Carpark
  • Carpark
  • Carpark
  • Coach parking
  • Coach Parking
  • Interpretive centre
  • Picnic area
  • Public Toilet
  • Public Toilet
  • Public Toilet

Map & Directions

Location: Peaks Down Highway, Clermont, Queensland 4721 Australia