The Story Bank Maryborough

Attractions & Events

About The Story Bank Maryborough

Discover the magic of Mary Poppins at the birthplace of her author, P.L. Travers.
Once upon a time a baby girl was born in the upstairs bedroom at the Australian Joint Stock Bank on the corner of Kent and Richmond Streets in Maryborough, Queensland.

Her name was Helen Lyndon Goff, but she became known to the world as P.L. Travers, author of the Mary Poppins stories.

Visit her heritage-listed birthplace which has been transformed into The Story Bank – a bank that trades in stories.

As you cross the threshold, you will enter a world where fantasy and fact intertwine. Tales and yarns, myths and legends, memories and stories – share in their retelling and their creation.


Corner of Richmond and Kent Street

Open Hours

Open everyday from 10am – 2pm


(07) 4123 7221