Explore the intriguing and fascinating history of Bribie Island in a beautiful contemporary museum. The Bribie Island Seaside Museum enjoys scenic views across the glimmering waters of the Pumicestone Passage and Moreton Bay. The museum is a great addition to your visit to Bribie Island, with beautiful parks, local eateries and wildlife habitats close by.
The museum features:
-a theatre showing films about the S.S Koopa and holidaying on Bribie Island;
-a large collection of preserved fish dating back to 1905 from Moreton Bay waters;
-the social history of the people and places of Bribie Island and its role in World War II;
-the story and some belongings of the internationally-renowned artist Ian Fairweather and other Bribie Island personalities;
-a replica World War II bunker detailing some of Bribie Island’s role in defending the Brisbane line;
-a designated space for new exhibitions that change several times a year;
-interactive displays and activities for young and old;
-a diverse programme of events and workshops for adults and children.
The museum shop offers a wonderful choice of items all relating to the seaside; from local history books, to fishing guides, kids toys and games, and fun decor.
Located at 1 South Esplanade Bongaree, approximately one-hour North of Brisbane Central Business District and 50 minutes South of Caloundra via car.
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