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Learning is at the heart of Museum of Brisbane. Extend your skills and knowledge through creative-led experiences and learn more about our city!

Brisbane Now and Then

An immersive program focused on the history and development of Brisbane with Museum exhibition tours, City Hall Tours and object handling.

Program Overview

Travel back to a time when horse drawn trams traversed Brisbane streets and children bathed in the Brisbane River. This popular program provides opportunities for students to develop historical understanding through key curriculum concepts.

Program Details
Audience: Primary, Suitable for Grades Prep – 6
Curriculum Areas: Humanities and Social Sciences
Fees: Excursion – $290 per session,  Virtual – $150 per session
*all fees are GST inclusive. Supervising adults FREE.
Duration: 2 – 4 hours
Options: MoB Learn Monday Excursion Virtual Incursion *Brisbane in a suitcase

Museum of Brisbane Tour
Complete a guided tour of social history exhibitions exploring significant people, places and moments in Brisbane’s history and how our lives have changed.

Historical object handling workshop
Compare objects and photographs from the past and present in our object handling workshop. Gain an understanding of how toys, transport and technology have changed over time.

City Hall Tour
Discover the history and importance of the heritage-listed City Hall on a tour of the ‘People’s Place’. Immerse your students in Brisbane’s history with a tour of the heritage-listed building.Begin your journey from its humble beginnings as a swampy waterhole, a stable for horses, to the ‘million-pound’ building. Students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the significant people and events that have impacted the city of Brisbane.

Book or Make an Enquiry

If you would like to book or make an enquiry about this Learn Program, please fill out the form linked below.