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Miles Visitor Information Centre & Historical Village

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As part of its COVID-19 Recovery Package to secure and create jobs and boost the region's great liveability, Council is delivering an exciting upgrade to the Miles Visitor information Centre and Miles Historical Village Museum entrance, to make it a more vibrant and accessible facility for the region.

The Miles Visitor Information Centre and Miles Historical Village Museum is a key tourist hub in the region. This upgrade will transform the front entrance and landscaping into a vibrant landmark facility which can be easily identified by travellers, while also enhancing the Miles town centre for residents and visitors alike.

Key Features:

  • Large climbable 'Miles' sign
  • Entry tower and arbour
  • Interpretive signage to tell a variety of stories along the arbour walkway
  • Coloured concrete entry under the arbour with bench seating and water fountain
  • Fresh landscaping
  • Improvements to building interior
  • New museum entry
  • automatic entry doors
  • Footpath linkages
  • Modern fascia to the front of the building
  • External brickwork painting

Project Status:  Underway - Construction phase   

February 2021 - Landscaping and building contracts awarded

March 2021 - Construction commenced

Project Start Date:

  • Construction estimated to commence in March, 2021

Target Completion Date:

  • Works completed August 2021

Funding Sources:

This project is jointly funded by Council and the Queensland Government's Works for Queensland Program 

Related Documents:

Media Release: Revitalised tourism landmark for Miles nearing completion