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Borroloola Police Station Museum

The Borroloola Police Station Museum offers a fascinating insight into the local history.

The police station was constructed in 1886 when Borroloola was a significant river port and drovers' camp.

The buildings were used for 50 years by the police before becoming a patrol officer's residence. It is the oldest surviving example of an outpost station in the Northern Territory. The town was a depot for resupply of cattle drives along the Gulf Stock Route and Barkly Tableland properties. The Police station closed in 1946.

The building now houses a small district museum, which tells many stories of occupation, administration and mining in the Gulf region. The museum is open to the public all year round.

  • Information

    Opening times

    Open between the months of May to September.

    Entry cost

    • Indicative Prices tickets from $0.00 to $5.00
      Entry is free to National Trust Members.
    • Child tickets from $

    Facilities

    • Carpark
    • Family Friendly
    • Non Smoking
    • Public Toilet

    Accreditation

    • National Trust
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