Behind the Scenes Tour World War One

Queensland Recruitment Poster Souvenir, Turkish watch, Gallipoli Australian Gas Helmet, GallipoliFor the first time, we invite visitors to join a guided tour of the Cultural Environments collection with a focus on our World War 1 objects.

This special tour will focus on objects in the collection that tell the story of the Queensland home front during the war, the impacts of the war on Queensland and Queenslanders, and the experience of Queensland soldiers overseas.

The World War 1 collection covers a diverse range of objects, each with their unique story about the war and how they ended up in Queensland and in the Queensland Museum collection.  They include helmets, shoes, confiscated equipment, photographs, medals, letters, textiles, trench art, patriotic badges, flags, recruitment posters, shrapnel, fundraising material, rehabilitation art and crafts, and German, Turkish, French and Egyptian souvenirs.

When: Saturday 12 April
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Cost: $35 Adults, $15 Child (7-15). Children must be 7 years and over.

MyMuseum members receive a 50% discount on tickets for the tour. 

Numbers are limited. Bookings are essential.
Tickets:  BOOK NOW online or phone QTIX on 136 246.

Event Details

12 April 2014, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Adults $35 / Children (7-15) $15

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