The Maryborough, Wide Bay and Burnett Historical Society Inc, founded in 1955, runs a museum with social history displays of items of cultural and historic interest. The museum specialises in photographic displays with large collection of originals and copies. It also holds needlework and lace artefacts.
Geographical and cultural context
Maryborough is a city in the Fraser Coast Region, Queensland. It is located on the Mary River, approximately 255 kilometres north of Brisbane.
The museum is housed in the former School of Arts, a building of historic significance, listed by the National Trust.