Bribie Island Seaside Museum - Visit Brisbane


Bribie Island Seaside Museum

1 South Esplanade, Bongaree, Queensland 4507


Explore the intriguing and fascinating history of Bribie Island in a beautiful contemporary museum. The Bribie Island Seaside Museum enjoys scenic views across the glimmering waters of the Pumicestone Passage and Moreton Bay. The museum is a great addition to your visit to Bribie Island, with beautiful parks, local eateries and wildlife habitats close by.

The museum features:
-a theatre showing films about the S.S Koopa and holidaying on Bribie Island;
-a large collection of preserved fish dating back to 1905 from Moreton Bay waters;
-the social history of the people and places of Bribie Island and its role in World War II;
-the story and some belongings of the internationally-renowned artist Ian Fairweather and other Bribie Island personalities;
-a replica World War II bunker detailing some of Bribie Island’s role in defending the Brisbane line;
-a designated space for new exhibitions that change several times a year;
-interactive displays and activities for young and old;
-a diverse programme of events and workshops for adults and children.

The museum shop offers a wonderful choice of items all relating to the seaside; from local history books, to fishing guides, kids toys and games, and fun decor.

Located at 1 South Esplanade Bongaree, approximately one-hour North of Brisbane Central Business District and 50 minutes South of Caloundra via car.


  • Carpark
  • Coach Parking
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Welcomes and assists people who have challenges with learning, communication, understanding and behaviour. (includes people with autism, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury (ABI), dyslexia and dementia)
  • Caters for people who are blind or have vision loss.
  • Caters for people who are deaf or have hearing loss.
  • Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)
  • Caters for people who use a wheelchair.
  • Caters for people with allergies and intolerances.


Experiences you can enjoy:
  • Art & Culture
  • Family
  • Experience is free


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