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I Do! Wedding Stories from Queensland

OPEN NOW - 21 FEB 2021


I Do! Wedding Stories from Queensland will present wedding garments, accessories and stories through a series of themes, revealing stories of evolving fashion, changing cultural traditions, heartbreaking circumstances and what it truly means to love. 

The exhibition has been curated exclusively by Queensland Museum, showcasing never before displayed pieces from the State Collection, generous loans of personal items from Queenslanders and commissioned artwork.

Spanning more than 180 years of wedding traditions – I Do! Wedding Stories from Queensland will explore how some of these traditions have remained the same, how others have changed and how the union of two people in marriage has looked different depending on cultural backgrounds, economic conditions, location and legislation. 






Concession (Pensioner, Senior, Full Time Tertiary Student)


Child (5-15 years)


Family (2 Adults, 2 children)


Adult Group (group of 10 or more adults)


Discounts apply for Queensland Museum Annual Pass holders.

In line with Stage 3 of Queensland Government’s COVID-safe Roadmap to recovery, we have made some changes to the way we do things and introduced new health and safety measures to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable visit. For more information please visit you are attending a ticketed experience at the Museum, please be aware of this important information. Please visit our opening information page or check out our FAQs page.

Visiting with a school or group

The Queensland Museum Lifelong Learning Team develops resources to facilitate rich, meaningful connections between subject curricula and museum exhibitions.

Teacher resources for Secondary and Adult Education students have been produced for this exhibition. Teacher resources provide: 

  • An overview of exhibition content
  • Explicit links to relevant curriculum documents (Primary School and/or Secondary School and/or Adult Education)
  • Curriculum-based stimulus questions to enrich students’ exhibition visit
  • Interviews with museum staff, providing an insight into the development of the exhibition

Teacher Resources

I Do! Wedding Stories from Queensland will enhance the learning of students of the following subject areas:

To enrich all students’ understanding of the work that is undertaken during the development of a museum exhibition, the following interviews will be of interest:

Behind the Scenes of I Do! Wedding Stories from Queensland (1018 KB) pdf document icon

Museum Revealed Podcast Ep 7: I Do! Wedding Stories from Queensland with Carmen Burton

A free viewing opportunity for educators is available for the duration of the exhibition. Contact the Bookings Officer on email or phone (07) 3153 4401 for more information and to arrange your free entry. Admission is at staff discretion should small delays apply during peak times. 

Bookings are essential for school and group visitors. For helpful information about visiting I Do! Wedding Stories from Queensland and Queensland Museum, visit our schools and groups page.


For information, interview requests and images please contact:

Kylie Hay, Senior Media Advisor

P: (07) 3153 4450, 0434 565 852 (Monday to Thursday)




I Do! Wedding Stories from Queensland is proudly supported by Maxell

Event Details

18 September 2020 - 21 February 2021