Visit us and see our great collection. It consists of over 14,000 items presented on 2700 square metres of floor area. In other words – it is big!! You can see, read about and feel magnificent artefacts that are displayed as a record of the Redland Shire’s social history from 1842 to the present day. We have many treasures that exemplify the ingenuity of our pioneers and their descendants. There are rare objects in the marine, military, school, parlour and music rooms. Our unique engine, machinery, transport, textile and doll displays are amazing. And there is so much more! Visit and ask our friendly guides to show you around or just view the collection at your leisure.
A Meeting Place
There is always something happening. School groups visit often to learn about local history. Many different and varied Senior’s groups are frequently welcomed into the Museum. Comments in the visitor’s book express their delight during the visits. Rolling and diverse exhibitions are held regularly. Examples like the blacksmith display, Boggo Road and Botanical Painting exhibitions have attracted many visitors. The Museum organises stimulating concerts and other events that have great appeal and have enriched our local community. We work with outside community groups. To name a few, Rotary, Zonta, Chamber of Commerce members have all held enjoyable functions at the Museum. Our Museum is active and alive!
The South East Queensland Small Museums Conference, Aug 21-24 2014, is being presented by a partnership between
Redland Museum, and North Stradbroke Island Historical Museum, with support from Redland Art Gallery and
Redland RSL Museum. We invite museum professionals, staff, volunteers, suppliers, and anyone interested
in the work of small and regional museums and galleries, to take part in this outstanding personal development
and networking opportunity.
The Australian Toy Hall of Fame is an initiative of Redland Museum to create a museum display that commemorates the iconic toys that have played a significant role in the lives of Australian children over the generations. Toys inducted into the Australian Toy Hall of Fame will be displayed to depict the history of that toy, Continue reading Nominate Your Favourite Toy.Nomination Form
The Redland Museum is fully accessible to the disabled and includes disabled toilets and ramps where necessary.
The museum can offer Devonshire tea or morning tea and sandwiches to visiting groups. We can make available an urn, tables and chairs, and use of fridge, if groups wish to bring morning tea, lunch or afternoon tea with them. They are able to use the veranda at the rear of the building or alternatively, the park across the road.
$10.00 (2 Adults and minimum 2 Children)
Monday – Friday:
10.00am – 3.30pm
1.00pm – 4.00pm
10.00am – 4.00pm
(Closed Christmas Day, Anzac Day and Good Friday)
Please contact the Museum prior to visit on public holidays to confirm opening hours. Redland Museum is opened by volunteers on those days and therefore is only open subject to availability of volunteer staff.
The Redland Museum prefers that groups larger than 20 persons book before the day of arrival. The Museum can, on request, provide guides to assist groups in touring the Museum. The Museum is able to open outside of normal opening hours for booked groups. All school groups are required to book ahead.