STRAIT HERITAGE MUSEUM & ART GALLERY
Situated in the grounds of the Gateway Torres Strait Resort is
the privately owned and funded Torres Strait Heritage Museum and
Art Gallery, which houses over 400 veteran's photo's with maps,
diagrams, sketching, personal items, diaries and articles of the
Other displays include the Torres Strait pearl diving era, an industry
upon which the Torres Strait once based it's economy. Examine cultured
and genuine pearls, model pearl luggers and original diving helmets.
Balancing the museum are displays of the Torres Strait People's
history, including indigenous art, artefacts, culture, religion,
myths and legends.