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Vaccination Status for visitors to QMM as of 14 April 2022

In line with the government changes effective from 1:00 AM Thursday 14 April 2022, QMM welcomes all visitors without vaccination requirements. "From 1am AEST Thursday 14 April 2022, the requirement to check-in and to be fully vaccinated in a range of venues and events will end. Venues include pubs, clubs, cafes and restaurants; theme parks, [...]

2022-04-13T20:00:41+10:00April 13th, 2022|News & Media|Comments Off on Vaccination Status for visitors to QMM as of 14 April 2022

Operating Hours affected by Tour de Brisbane

Due to the Tour de Brisbane bicycle ride occurring on Sunday 10 April 2022, QMM will open at 11:00 AM that day, closing at 4:30 PM. Tickets will be available at reception. More information: tourdebrisbane.org

2022-04-06T16:13:05+10:00April 6th, 2022|News & Media|Comments Off on Operating Hours affected by Tour de Brisbane

QMM and HMAS Diamantina open to Visitors

QMM is delighted to announce that as of Saturday 26 March 2022, HMAS Diamantina will be open to museum visitors once more after the recent weather event in Brisbane. Thank you to our volunteers and hired help for all their work in making this important exhibit ready for viewing. We look forward to seeing you [...]

2022-03-25T17:27:28+10:00March 25th, 2022|News & Media|Comments Off on QMM and HMAS Diamantina open to Visitors

QMM Closed due to Brisbane Floods

As a result of the significant weather event affecting Brisbane and surrounds, Queensland Maritime Museum will be closed to the public this week beginning 28 February 2022. We will reassess the situation next week on Monday 7 March 2022 and provide an update. We thank you for your patience during this trying time. Stay safe [...]

2022-02-28T14:17:11+10:00February 28th, 2022|News & Media|Comments Off on QMM Closed due to Brisbane Floods

Brisbane’s historic Steam Tug Forceful takes a river trip ahead of a health check

Queensland’s last-remaining steam tugboat, ST Forceful, will once again take to the Brisbane River this Thursday 21 January. The 95-year-old tug boat will be moved down river from its berth at Queensland Maritime Museum to The Yard slipway at Hemmant in order to undergo a survey of her hull. “ST Forceful served the people of [...]

2021-01-20T15:50:59+10:00January 20th, 2021|News & Media|Comments Off on Brisbane’s historic Steam Tug Forceful takes a river trip ahead of a health check

January 9-10 Re-opening Postponed

Queensland Maritime Museum has postponed its trial re-opening this weekend due to the Greater Brisbane COVID-19 lockdown. QMM will refund ticket fees for all supporters who had planned to visit the South Brisbane site on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 January. Approximately 75% of available tickets had been purchased. “We are very disappointed, but of [...]

2021-01-08T15:46:34+10:00January 8th, 2021|News & Media|Comments Off on January 9-10 Re-opening Postponed

QMM open to visitors 9-10 January 2021

Ahoy there! History buffs and maritime mavens urged to visit Queensland Maritime Museum this weekend. Queensland Maritime Museum is encouraging visitors on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 January, as the organisation announces a trial re-opening. QMM has been closed since November 1, 2020 due to the devastating impacts of Covid-19. The museum makes the bulk [...]

2021-01-07T21:12:45+10:00January 7th, 2021|News & Media|Comments Off on QMM open to visitors 9-10 January 2021

2020 at QMM

Part 1 - QMM's 2020 Year 2020 has been a year like no other: one we will never forget! A global pandemic, a lockdown in March, our ‘vulnerable staff’ (volunteers) not able to fill their usual roles, the closure of our doors for 6 months, and a re-opening that didn’t bring the required revenue (due [...]

2021-01-03T17:39:10+10:00January 1st, 2021|News & Media|Comments Off on 2020 at QMM

Please join QMM Chair and Board Directors for an…Information Session

6 December, 2020 Please join QMM Chair and Board Directors for an...Information Session Dear Volunteers & Members of Queensland Maritime Museum (QMM), Our next Information Session will be a twilight event. Our Chair, Captain Kasper Kuiper and various Board Directors will lead the discussion about QMM's current situation and future opportunities. Read More: https://mailchi.mp/bcb54ffd067a/information-session-5pm-friday-11-december

2021-01-12T17:12:06+10:00December 6th, 2020|News & Media|Comments Off on Please join QMM Chair and Board Directors for an…Information Session