The Mount Morgan Historical Museum houses a unique collection of early mining equipment from the famous Mount Morgan Gold Mine. There's also many household objects used during the town's heyday, dating back to the late nineteenth century. The Mount Morgan Gold Mine was one of the world's richest gold mines and made a significant contribution to both Queensland's and Australia's economy. The museum also contains over 600 historic photographs that depict the development of the mine and the town. The photographs illustrate not only the lives of the miners at work but also the social, religious, cultural and educational aspects of the community. There is much to see and experience in this fascinating museum.