Pine Rivers Heritage Museum

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Experience... home life in the days before electricity - how people washed, cooked and worked without the help of modern machinery.

Learn... about Camp Strathpine, when 15,000 American, Australian and British troops were stationed in the region during the Second World War.

Watch... a multi-media presentation tracing the development of the region from early 1850s European settlement until today.

Listen... to the history and stories of South East Queensland as we are joined by academics and specialists on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. These Heritage Talks are sure to delight those fascinated by local history. See our What's On events calendar for information on upcoming programs.

Participate... in our changing programs of events, workshops and children's activities.

Shop... our range of local history books, handmade timber crafts, and gifts for children, including toys and historic classroom posters.

Set amongst the graceful landscape of Old Petrie Town, Pine Rivers Heritage Museum encourages visitors to explore the district's historic character. The Pine Rivers region has a rich history of settlement, with pioneer ancestors resettling in waves of migration from the 1850s.

Follow the Pine Rivers story through the eyes of Edgar Foreman, and meet his great-great-great granddaughter, Ellie. Enjoy historic film footage of early timber-getters and industries, experience an 1890s school classroom and get a glimpse into life before electricity and reticulated water in an original farm workers cottage. 

Where we are

See contact us for opening hours, map and parking information.


Free entry

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