Discover your next day out at the scenic Bribie Island Seaside Museum.
Located only metres from the waterfront overlooking the iconic Pumicestone Passage, the museum celebrates the rich and fascinating history and stories of Bribie Island.
First opened in 2010, Bribie Island Seaside Museum showcases items from the Moreton Bay Regional Council Heritage Collection, historical displays and continuing exhibitions that highlight the islands connection to the surrounding waterways, alongside wonderful temporary exhibitions that tell the changing story of the region.
The museum features:
- First Nations Elder Stories from the region
- a theatre showing films about the famous S.S Koopa (1180-1953) and holidaying on Bribie Island
- a large collection of preserved fish dating back to 1905 from Moreton Bay waters
- stories of Bribie Island’s important role during World War II
- the story of internationally renowned artist Ian Fairweather
Visitors can explore the intriguing and unique people and places of Bribie Island through the immersive and interactive displays throughout the museum or extend their experience through the museum’s diverse range of events and workshops for all ages.
Bribie Island Fish Collection
The Fish Collection is one of the highlights of the Bribie Island Seaside Museum. This unique collection features a wide variety of fish and marine life specimens that are native to the local waters surrounding Bribie Island and date back to 1905!
To get an insider’s perspective, the museum staff are available to take you and your group on a tour through the museum and history of Bribie Island.
The museum shop
If you’re looking for unique locally designed and made goodies, the museum shop offers a diverse range of books, jewellery, kids activities and homewares inspired by the picturesque seaside environment.
School holiday fun
Just for kids!
The museum includes a mini-Imaginarium – a fun and interactive exhibit designed especially for kids. The exhibit features a range of hands-on activities that encourage creativity, imagination and learning.
The theme of the mini-Imaginarium changes throughout the year so be sure to visit regularly and discover what’s new.
Visiting Bribie Island Seaside Museum
Bribie Island Seaside Museum is free to visit and has become a must-see contemporary museum for locals and visitors to area.
While you’re visiting Bribie Island, be sure to visit the nearby beautiful parks, wildlife habitats and local cafes and restaurants, or pop down to the shoreline for a picnic and a swim.
Visit the website to see the latest exhibitions and programs at Bribie Island Seaside Museum and start planning your next great day out today.
Bribie Island Seaside Museum offers easy access for people with mobility constraints and accessible parking just meters from the main entrance.
Bribie Island Seaside Museum is located at 1 South Esplanade, Bongaree QLD 4507
To find out more, please visit the Bribie Island Seaside Museum website or phone 07 5433 2596.