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We hold an outstanding collection of photographs that help document the natural and cultural heritage of Queensland.

These images provide a unique glimpse of Queensland's amazing wildlife, plants and landscapes and also include a diverse range of cultural heritage subjects dating back more than 100 years.

Anax gibbulosus Dendronepthya Nappanenca Sand Dune, south-east Queensland

Image collection

The Queensland Museum image library was created in 1955 and the main collection encompasses approximately 340,000 images in various formats. Other image collections are also held at the Museum of Tropical North Queensland (Townsville), The Workshops Rail Museum (Ipswich), and Cobb + Co. Museum (Toowoomba).

Image collection online.

Buy images

Queensland Museum photographs are available in digital or print format.

A selection of beautiful photographs from the collections of the Queensland Museum can now be purchased online, ready for framing.

Buy images online.


See our Schedule of fees for full list of fees, including for commerical use and photographic services.

© All photographs are copyright and must not be reproduced without the permission of the Queensland Museum. In some cases, reproduction fees apply. Please allow two weeks for processing.


For information about all Queensland Museum photographs, please:


Telephone: + 61 (0)7 3842 9241

All inquiries should include the following details:

  • Your name and contact details; and
  • A description of the purpose for which the image will be used.