Maritime and Naval History

The museum is situated in ten hectares of parkland and houses a vast display of mining era memorabilia: housing, dairy display, mining equipment etc. It also features a railway museum and a light horse museum. The winding engine operates under steam a minimum of four times a year.Over 4,000 items
This extensive collection of local and Darling Downs history features a large display of memorabilia. The Allora and District Historical Society also has a second museum, the Old Shire Hall. This is located on the corner of Forde and Warwick streets. It provides facilities for reading and research as well as special displays. The Museum is open on the 4th Saturday in each month as well as by appointment. Admission is also $1.50.Approximately 10,000 items and 2,500 photographs
This display concentrates on the history of the Port of Maryborough and how the city developed around the Port (an important river port and the Port of Entry for immigration)Approximately 5,000 items. Collection relates to the museum displays and the history of the Port of Maryborough and associated industries.
The village consists of over 60 buildings of Historical Significance to the Caboolture Shire and Environs. All the buildings are appropriately furnished or used for other useful and interesting purposes. The site also includes restored machinery and vehicles, some in good working condition.Approximately 14,000 items catalogued
Beenleigh Rum Distillery is the oldest registered distillery in Australia and is still operating. The stillhouse and stills are circa 1865, and feature several wooden vats, dating back to pre 1900, still in use. The Museum contains items used to make rum in bygone days and records the history of the cane fields, the rum trade and beginnings of Beenleigh as well as the uses for rum and the development of Beenleigh Distillers.50 stills and vats, over 300 smaller items, 300 photographs
The Village features original 19th Century buildings and a War Museum with a collection of memorabilia. The Shell House contains one of the largest privately owned collections of shells in Australia. The Village was established to collect and preserve memorabilia, photographs, narratives and recollections of residents of the area.
Set in 63 hectares of natural bushland, the Bribie Islands Community Arts Centre has a collection of permanent artwork. It also has changing exhibitions of contemporary painting and craft work.Studies from both Dale Marsh Bribie island Murals, Aboriginal and local artefacts, gifted works from past members. Mathew Flinders Bicentenary Memorabilia.
The Cooktown Museum is a museum of maritime history with a focus on Cape York/Torres Strait Islands and the surrounding regions. The museum's collection is a tribute to seafaring men who brought civilisation to the Far North. The pioneering history, the gold rush, early cyclones, early discovery, shipping and Chinese migration are just some of the themes depicted in the museum's collection.The collection consists of over 300 photographs and newspaper cuttings; 600 marine specimens including a shell collection; 11 model ships; 5 anchors; 2 gold skips; 8 canoes and other maritime memorabilia.
The Proserpine Historical Museum is the only Cultural Heritage Learning Facility in the region. Museums are now recognised as part of the growing Tourism Market. This Museum is situated on the Bruce Highway, offers one of the few all-weather tourist attractions on the mainland for the entire family. The Proserpine Historical Museum offers a large and well-designed foyer for the benefit of local Artists and Craftspeople to show their works - free of charge for short-term exhibitions. Artists were consulted during the planning stage and their needs in terms of lighting and hanging systems were...
Housed in the Pier Marketplace, the museum contains a large collection of historic shipwreck relics from many ships, including relics of the famous "Pandora"; relics from Cook's "Endeavour"; and continuous films of Ben Cropp's adventures.Estimate over 1,000 items. Historical relics from shipwrecks on the North Eastern Australian coast. Maritime diving displays, undersea simulation, Ben Cropp's Wild Australia series videos run continuously. Relics and displays related to shipwrecks of Yongala, Pandora, Purpoise, Cambus Wallace, Aahrus, Eastern Argosy, Sun, Titanic, Batavia, Zeeyk. The display...
The Museum records the social history of South East Queensland since European settlement. Cleveland was one of the earliest settled areas and for a hundred years was a thriving farming community specialising in fruit and vegetables for the Brisbane area. The Museum presents a range of topics across a total display space of over 1300m2. Travelling exhibitions, community displays and in-house short term exhibitions frequent the temporary space of 74m2.Horse drawn vehicles, farming machinery, textiles and costumes, household equipment, maritime history, WWI & II memorabilia, medical and...
Photographic archive room situated within the school of history and politics, James Cook University. Display prints hang in the corridors and open areas of the department.50,000 plus photographs, depicting the history of North Queensland
The Museum was formed to preserve the regions maritime and local history. The museum's aim is to provide an education centre for school children to learn about our local history, and also for visiting tourists.1 500 photographs, 900 books, plus estimated 2000 items (displayed)
Ship models; SS Yongala, HMS Pandora, USS Lexington, HMAS Albatross, HMAS Australia I, Ariel, Port of Townsville, HMAS Townsville and many more. Bay Rock Lighthouse, Wharton Reef Light Piermaster's Office, Wharf Clock Tower, Pearl Diving equipment, Shipwreck artefacts, Photographs, Books, Lifeboats, Marine Radios, Maritime artefacts.
Maritime objects from a 2 000 Tonn warship to a 1744 navigation book.10,001-50,000
The museum's collection was commenced by the late Arther Jeffrey in 1972 and is housed in two buildings. The original museum has been moved to its present site and restored to hold memorabilia of early shire life. The main building houses Maritime and Endeavour displays, aboriginal artefacts, a photographic display and the reading room. Also on display are natural history objects including Sir Joseph Banks' plant studies, as well as coral, shell, fossil and rock collections .Significant items in the collection include the Endeavour voyage book, objects relating to Banks and Solander and their...
Rockhampton is the only city in Queensland that has has an uninterrupted military presence of a 'regional' Troop since 1859. Our aretfacts and militaria traces this history through the display of uniforms from that time until now along with transport displays and displays of insignia.Because we cater for 'local' memorabilia, our displays have a deep emotional impact on all visitors. We have attempted to cover all conflicts the local troops have been involved in since Queensland's Statehood in 1859. Not only do we have a listing army connection but the Naval Brigade on the Central Queensland...
Caloundra Regional Art Gallery is a 'Category A' non-collecting gallery, curating and hiring exhibitions of national and international calibre. The Gallery's motto is 'Excellence, Education and Equity'.
Maritime museum - workplace of Finnish sailor who built wooden fishing boats and dinghies in the old traditional way - large collection of sailing ship (Wild Jammer) Photo's - Fishing Photo's old wooden boats (one 100 years old) - General maritime artefacts and yachting history.2,700 items, including approximately 200 photographs 100 year old Ketch, Ex WW2 Army Tow (Tug) Boat.
The Museum is housed in an original river boat "Captain's Cottage" and details the history of Murray Bridge, the importance of the Murray River in the growth of the township and surrounding areas. It also outlines the process of swamp reclamation and the consequent dairy industry which has been a major part of the local industry. Model river boats and cottages are also on display.Approximately 5,500 items, 250 photographs