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Cominos House

Cominos House is a historic home, museum, and events venue about three kilometres north of the city centre of Cairns in Far North Queensland. The Cominos House was built in 1877 and first belonged to Alfred and Annie Street, who owned the property for 45 years. The house is a great example of a queenslander, a style of wooden house designed for the hot and humid climate of this part of Australia. George Cominos, a Greek immigrant, bought the house in 1927. Cominos ran a successful café, Cominos Café, which was a legendary social hub of Cairns for several decades.

  • Visit the Cominos House in Cairns during one of the many art exhibits held in the home to see works of art from local artists in the gallery portion of the historic house.
  • Explore the Cominos House Museum, and look at the interesting artefacts that belonged to the family including plates, furnishings, and tools used by early settlers in the Cairns area.
  • Catch a play or concert put on by local performers at the Cairns Civic Theatre near the Cominos House to enjoy an entertaining production in the beautiful venue.

Cairns is an easy city to get around due to its efficient public transport system and the fact that it is not that large. Visitors could just walk along Lily Creek north from the city centre to the Cominos House, as the distance is only about three kilometres. Those who prefer not to walk can easily take the Cairns city bus. The Sheridan Street route from the city centre, which stops just a few hundred metres from the Cominos House located on Greenslopes Street. Visitors can also hire a car and drive the way too.

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