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 names was Helen Lyndon Goff, but she became known to the world as P.L. Travers, author of the Mary Poppins stories.
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 retell and their creation.
Discover Maryborough’s unique connection with P.L. Travers – the story of her life, her family, the influences on her writings and the retelling of her stories. Interact with characters and settings from her popular Mary Poppins stories.