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It's Personal - Drag Makeup workshopWhat Lurks Below - exhibition viewCapturing Nature - exhibition viewFetch the doctor! - collection showcaseHornibrook Highway collection showcaseBribie Stories - exhibition view


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.


Souvenir spoon - Bribie IslandEmbroidered postcard - WW1St. Jacobs Oil bottleGlovesEarringsStud boxCelluloid trinket boxFedora-style hatCosmetic compactCosmetic compactHatEmbroidered postcard - WW1Rocker blotter - Silver and black woodPressed metal jewellery boxBeaded hair netCosmetic compactHat pinEvening dress Autograph - Ian FairweatherStraw halo hatRonson Caress shaverCrumb brush and pan, lacquered wood and papier mache with natural bristles Brush setEarringsWhale vertebrae boneStud boxCleaning brushIan Fairweather tribute sculptureUpright electric floor polisherRocker blotter - Inlaid woodFixed fanWooden jewellery boxPocket knifeBeret inspired hat with fabric flowersPostcardGriffith’s Inks bottleDr. Lucas' Pawpaw Ointment 4711  Eau de CologneCrumb brush and pan, copper with natural bristlesGlass inkwell set - Pressed glassAnaesthetic maskFountain pen - Celluloid with 14ct gold nibTrench art - resin badgeInkwell and pen rest set - Moulded glass with Bakelite lidsShaving mirrorChatelaine component - pen knifePerfume bottleTrench art - cigarette lighterKookaburra cigarette dispenserPaper weight

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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.