Unique collection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, culture and history.

The Townsville Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Centre will delight and inform visitors with its Exhibitions and performances, it provides an insight into the traditional and contemporary life and cultural practices of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and is an ideal venue for promoting their exceptional artworks to the wider world.

The Cultural Centre is a place to preserve, celebrate and display…

 Traditional cultural artifacts,
 Dance and language
 Contemporary performance
 Art created by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people today.
A variety of informative and appealing activities are provided by the Cultural Centre. These include
 Didgeridoo workshops,
 School programs,
 Theatre and dance performances,
 Group tours,
 Selection of fascinating exhibitions.
Performances by both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
Traditional dance performances can be seen at the Centre. Our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dance troupe can also be booked to perform at functions and venues outside of the Cultural Centre.
For performance times please see our “”News & Upcoming Events” page.

Historic Museum
The Cultural Centre contains an Interpretive Gallery, housing an exclusive collection of historic and contemporary artifacts along with information that has been collected from within the Northern Region. Guided tours of the interpretive gallery can enrich the experience and are available on request.

Educational Workshops
Our Education Programs & Interactive Cultural Workshops cater for …

 Children of all ages,
 School & Tertiary Students,
 International Students,
 Corporate and Seniors.

Events and Functions

The Culture Centre – Townsville is a distinctive venue themed with fascinating traditional and contemporary Indigenous Culture.You may choose to hire the Riverside Deck overlooking the Marina or our Performance space inside for your next function.

Retail Store and Fine Arts Gallery

Gifts and souvenirs are available for purchase in the Retail Gallery, which is stocked with high-quality authentic items such as ceramics, t-shirts, didgeridoos, woven mats, baskets, Elder Dolls, cards, stationary sets, boomerangs, wooden masks, spears and sculptures. You can also purchase genuine arts and crafts, paintings and prints created by local Aboriginal and Toress Strait Islander artists from the FIne Arts Gallery which is part of the retail store.

The Retail Store and Fine Arts Gallery is openĀ Monday – Saturday, 9.30am and 4.30pm