Museum of Brisbane

Destination Brisbane:

  • 27 Feb 2008 — 22 May 2008
  • Exhibition now closed

Between the 1840s and 1970s thousands of immigrants came from ship to shore – landing in Brisbane as their final port of call.

Destination Brisbane: Ship 't Shore

Some paid their own way but most came under an assisted scheme which provided the economic opportunity to start a new life. From sailing ship to steam power and modern ocean liners, Destination Brisbane: Ship to Shore explored the journey of many who came to make a new life in Brisbane.