Pine Rivers Heritage Museum
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
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
Where we are
See contact us for opening hours, map and parking information.
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