The Burke and Wills Dig Tree Reserve was upgraded in 2020

Notice of Annual General Meeting

THE ROYAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF QUEENSLAND NOTICE of ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING on THURSDAY, 18 NOVEMBER 2021 AT 5.30PM AT THE COMMISSARIAT STORE, 115 WILLIAM STREET, BRISBANE Agenda 1. Opening, Attendance and Apologies 2. Confirmation of the Minutes of the 2020 Annual...

Domestic Life in Colonial Queensland

This past year has seen us spend more time at home than we might be used to. As we reconnect with home life in the twenty-first century, we might sometimes wonder what it was like for the first Europeans who settled freely in Queensland. This exhibition examines the...

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...

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...