Herberton Spy and Camera Museum

Closed February


Spy and Camera museum is a one of a kind, totally unique and open to the general public 6 Days a week (Closed Monday ) with guided tours and self guided tours.

Tour Groups can also be catered for

The towns oldest house houses the Spy & Camera Museum. For every tech or photography enthusiast an absolute must. 

The house, with its old decor, has the flair of yesteryear and fits very well with the theme and exhibits.

Michael, a well-known landscape, wildlife and wedding photographer who also works on the restoration of old photographs, is the owner and soul of the museum. 

During a guided tour, he explains in detail the exhibits, starting with spy cameras, which have been developed since the beginning of photography in all countries and explains them in detail. Entertaining, he leads through the topic, spiced up with one or the other anecdote. Even with the civilian cameras there are models from the beginning to the age of digital photography. The technical development, in the context of industrial development, brings Michael closer to its visitors with amazing knowledge and attention to detail.

Many of the exhibits are unique pieces that you can not see in any other museum in the world.

 A visit that's worth it.The guided tour runs for forty-five minutes and is a must see for any visitor to Herberton.

It is both interesting and informative,you will learn a about the history of photography and you will love the spy stuff.This is a World Class Exhibit do not miss this opportunity to see the World’s best Spy Cameras.


Open 6 Days 10am - 4.30pm - Closed Mondays reserved for photographic assignments

Shop 1/49 Grace Street Herberton QLD 4887

Ph. 07 40962092  M. 0447 496 183                             

Admission $20 per single adult Guided Tour

               $35 per couple

               $40 per family

               $12 per adult self guided 

Group discounts contact us for details.

Located in the main street of Herberton in the centre of the Atherton Tablelands 

in Far North Queensland and only an hour's drive from Cairns.

  First 35 mm film camera           |  Petal-worlds smallest camera 1948      | Spy camera in a cigarette lighter |     Eastman kodak story

Closed February

Herberto Spy and Camera Museum