Located a short walk from the picturesque waterfront restaurants and cafes, Redcliffe Museum offers a unique and contemporary look at the people, places and the stories of the Redcliffe Peninsula.
Journey through the region’s history, from First Nations storytelling to Redcliffe’s history as Queensland’s first European Settlement and discover the significant moments that have shaped this historical seaside town.
The museum showcases a permanent collection of objects, memorabilia and fascinating displays from days gone by that are perfect for the whole family to explore and reflect on our changing world.
The museum features:
- First Nations stories about language and culture
- films about the early days of the Peninsula including the famous Rollerdome
- a sample from the old Redcliffe Jetty boardwalk
- memory boxes to rummage through and uncover items and stories from the past
- a snapshot of Moreton Bay Region’s sporting success.
Plus, discover a vibrant program of temporary exhibitions, events and workshops throughout the year including the exciting Imaginarium – a dedicated fun and intergenerational kids play space filled with changing activities and craft designed for children to create, learn and explore.
Iconic Redcliffe collections
The museum’s collection includes photographs, objects, and personal stories from people who visited the famous Rollerdrome during its heyday. These items offer a glimpse into the social and cultural life of the local community during this period and highlight the importance of leisure activities in shaping local identity.
The museum also has a sample of the old Redcliffe Jetty, which was an iconic landmark in the area for many years. The jetty was originally built in the 1880s and served as a hub for fishing, transport, and recreation. The collection includes a section of the jetty itself, as well as photographs and historical information about its construction, use, and eventual demolition.
Redcliffe Museum also hosts a collection of memorabilia and artefacts related to The Dolphins NRL team. The museum’s collection includes jerseys, trophies, photographs, and other items that offer a glimpse into the club’s culture, achievements, and impact on the local community.
Visitors can explore the collection and learn about the notable players, coaches, and moments in The Dolphins NRL team’s history, as well as the stories and memories of its fans and supporters.
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 Redcliffe.
The museum shop
The museum’s gift shop stocks a range of unique historical books, souvenirs and handmade gifts from local makers that are perfect to gift to a loved one or to remember your visit.
School holiday fun
Just for kids!
Step into a world of creativity and imagination at the Redcliffe Museum’s Imaginarium. This interactive exhibit is a space where visitors of all ages can let their imaginations run wild.
The Imaginarium features a range of interactive displays and activities inspired by the latest exhibition. With something for everyone, the Imaginarium encourages visitors to think creatively, experiment, and have fun.
Come and explore the Imaginarium at Redcliffe Museum and discover the joy of learning through play!
Visiting Redcliffe Museum
Redcliffe Museum is free to visit and is a perfect place to explore on your next seaside escape. When you visit the museum, why not pack a picnic to enjoy by the adjacent tranquil Corscadden Park by Humpybong Creek or discover local cafes and restaurants along the waterfront.
Visit the website to see the latest exhibitions and programs at Redcliffe and to start planning your next family day out.
Redcliffe Museum offers easy access for people with mobility constraints and accessible parking just meters from the main entrance.
Redcliffe Museum is located at 75 Anzac Avenue, Redcliffe QLD 4020.
To find out more, please visit the Redcliffe Museum website or phone 07 3480 6700.