Media gather around the vintage car ‘Whitey’ at the centenary of a record-breaking run from Brisbane to Toowoomba

Along the Tracks: Railway Stories of Queensland

Along the Tracks: Railway Stories of Queensland

We're pleased to announce that our new exhibition, Along the Tracks: Railway Stories of Queensland, is officially open. Learn about Queensland's worst rail disaster, the history of cane trains, and much more! The exhibition is dedicated to the memory of Jeff O'Mara, a...

Dig Tree Conservation Launch

Dig Tree Conservation Launch

The Royal Historical Society of Queensland has completed a major conservation project at the Dig Tree Reserve as trustees of the famous Burke and Wills site, and you are invited to celebrate the occasion with us. Join us at 12 noon on Saturday 27 March at the Dig Tree...

Can you help us identify these objects?

Can you help us identify these objects?

The Society's museum storage facility holds a number of fascinating objects...some of which we have no idea what they are! Do you know what the purpose was of any of these mysterious objects? Please email us at info@queenslandhistory.org.au if you do.

Museum reopening following COVID-19

The Commissariat Store Museum and RHSQ offices reopened in June in accordance with government reopening guidelines. Social distancing and hygiene measures are in place throughout the building. We are asking you to please visit another time if, in the past month, you...

Call for nominations KERR MEDAL OF DISTINCTION

  Nominations are called for the John and Ruth Kerr Medal of Distinction, closing on 31 March 2020. Details of the selection criteria and nomination form are available on the website: https://queenslandhistory.org/awards-and-medals/ The Royal Historical Society...