Museums

Bowen Historical Society & Museum

The Museum contains one of the major collections of its kind in Queensland, comprising museum pieces, Aboriginal artifacts, natural history exhibits and written records, including documents and papers, newspapers, rare books on early Queensland, pamphlets, the Society's own historical papers, maps,...

The Coral Sea Display & Catalina Memorial

The Coral Sea Display is located at the Bowen Aerodrome and honours Bowen’s association with the World War II Catalina Flying Boats. Bowen was a base for the flying boats during the battle of the Coral Sea. The display has five dioramas built on 1/72 scale including the USSS Lexington, believed to...