Douglas Shire Historical Society Inc

The building is of prime importance, the second oldest building in Port Douglas. Visitors, national and international can discover the classic adventure saga of our history. In the old court house, re-live the committal hearing of the only woman hanged in Queensland.

Port Douglas Court House Museum


Community records, a display of "Battle of the Coral Sea" depicting events of US and Australian forces in the area. Lens from the Low Isles lighthouse. A pictorial history of Douglas Shire" "Reflecting on the Past". Oral histories of Port Douglas 'Port's People'