Burrum and District Heritage Museum Inc

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

The Burrum and District Museum at Howard reflects the area’s past history as a major coal mining centre dating back to 1864, when the first seam of coal was discovered on the banks of the Burrum River. The Museum features displays of local history, early farming, war memorabilia and cottage crafts. It consists of the Main Building displays, the Slab Hut, Mine managers Office and working exhibit- Rusty No 5 – the coal locomotive ( which runs the first Saturday of the month) and carries passengers.


Carpark Coach Parking Enquiry Desk Gallery / Museum Lawn / Gardens Non Smoking Picnic Area

Disabled Assistance

Wheelchair access


From AU$3.00

Patrons can wander around the grounds and outside exhibits for no charge

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Burrum and District Heritage Museum Inc

Howard, Fraser Coast

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