Historic Childers

Childers is a national trust town that celebrates its unique past. Historical main street has numerous state heritage listed buildings and unique museums to explore.

Step back in time and learn about our colourful past when cane was the primary industry for the town.


The Paragon Theatre is a rare surviving 1920’s, state heritage listed entertainment venue offering classic and cult films as well as private hires and group packages. In addition, the Paragon Espresso Bar located in the foyer with licensed alfresco dining. There you’ll find delicious organic coffee, refreshing drinks and a small selection of hot and cold, home made foods with a focus on showcasing the beautiful local produce our region offers. Not to mention, the entire range of locally hand made, Mammino Gourmet Ice Cream .

75 Churchill Street

0478 066 724

Paragon Theatre


Be enthralled by the largest private collection of military memoriabilia in the southern hemisphere. A must see on your visit to Childers.

Ashby Lane


Bakers Military & Memorabilia Museum


Childers is a national trust town and its main street has a number of well preserved historic and heritage listed buildings. Take a walk along main street or take the "Historic Childers street walk" (get your map from the visitors centre)

Churchill Street

Historic Main Street


With 4 main buildings converted into museums, a schoolhouse, cottage, general store and post office as well as 2 old steam trains and rotunda. Great place for a picnic.

Elizabeth Street

Historical Complex

Childers Pharmacy

This award winning museum is the only one of its kind in Australia. With one of the largest collection of early pharmaceutical history, including original dental, pharmacy and photographic equipment, specimum jars and more.

Churchill Street

The Old Pharmacy

Childers War Memorial

Visit Childers memorial to the soldiers of the Isis region and see the Krupp Cannon, a Howitzer cannon, the only one of its kind in Queensland

Churchill Street

Soldiers Memorial & Krupp Cannon

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