Overlooking the beautiful Pumicestone Passage, the Bribie Island Seaside Museum is a great place to spend a few hours discovering Bribie's seafaring history. Highlights include the fish collection, fishing artefacts, the micro cinema - currently presenting a DVD on the life of Aboriginal artist Jimmy Pike, a display on Bribie's role during World War II and interactive screens that include (but are not limited to) the topics of fish science and seacows. Guided tours are conducted by volunteers at 11:00am and 2:00pm Wednesday to Sunday (no bookings necessary).
During the school holidays the Museum will be holding free and fee based workshops for kids. These workshops are based around the Desert Psychedelic: Jimmy Pike exhibition which will be on display until the end of April. Free activities include creating your own piece of artwork, friendship bracelets, psychedelic colouring activity sheet and designing a fashion piece. The free activities are held daily and no bookings are required.
For a small fee there is a tie dyeing workshop ($7) and a foam print making workshop ($5). The tie dyeing workshop is on Wednesday 10 April from 10:30am to 12:30pm, participants must be aged over 5 years old. The foam print workshop is on 4 & 12April 10:30am-12:30pm and 5 & 11 April from 2:30pm-3:30pm. Participants should be aged 5-12 years old. Please contact the Bribie Island Seaside Museum for further information.
The Museum is open Wednesday to Friday from 10:00am to 4:00pm and Saturday and Sunday from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Entry to the Museum is free.