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Hornibrook Highway collection showcaseBribie Stories - exhibition viewIt's Personal - Drag Makeup workshopWhat Lurks Below - exhibition viewCapturing Nature - exhibition viewFetch the doctor! - collection showcase


Experience. Engage. Create. Welcome to the Moreton Bay Region, home to exciting and vibrant galleries and museums. Visit us in person or explore our online experiences.

The Moreton Bay Heritage collection contains more than 20,000 objects, with stories and links to the Moreton Bay Region. Themes include Indigenous history, European settlement, farming and industry, war, fashion, technology, and leisure. 

The History and Heritage teams are working to digitise the collection for public access with more objects and exhibitions to come.

Special Care Notice:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that content in this website and various linked websites may contain images, voices, or names of deceased persons.


Embroidered postcard - WW1Anacin analgesic tabletsLillicrap’s Razor Hone - uranium glassTonsil guillotineTube pencil caseTrench art - brooch - aluminium and perspexDip penExpo 88 Souvenir spoonKidney dishFormal dress Trench art - pendant - perspex and wireRocker blotter - Inlaid woodCanister vacuum cleanerTrench art - brooch - aluminium  Onoto fountain pen - Hard ‘vulcanised’ rubber body with stainless steel nibWooden pencil case - handmadeDip penSputum mugConrad disposable safety razor bladesInk bottle - StonewareWriting caseSmall millet broomRetractor bladeAdonis disposable safety razor bladesDesktop pencil sharpener Whale boneRazor blade dispenserAspro bottleIodexEmbroidered postcard - WW1Crumb brush and pan, Wood with natural bristlesWooden inkwellWheelchairGriffith’s Inks bottleGladstone bagLadies hair clippersAntiphlogistineDr. Lucas' Pawpaw Ointment Stove brushPainted glass inkwellSmall lantern - Ian FairweatherInkwell and pen rest set - Moulded glass with Bakelite lidsBicentennial medal Autograph - Ian FairweatherBengall straight razorFormal dress - Thai silkPostcardRoad Sign - Hornibrook HighwayKidney dishGlass inkwell set - Pressed glass

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We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Country across our region. We also acknowledge and pay our respects
to the Kabi Kabi, Jinibara and Turrbal Traditional Custodians, and their elders past, present and emerging.