LANDSBOROUGH MUSEUM

4 MALENY ROAD

LANDSBOROUGH QLD 4550

07 5494 1755


PLANNING A SCHOOL OR GROUP EXCURSION ?


The Landsborough Museum is a regional social history museum where we collect, conserve, interpret and display the history of much of the Sunshine Coast area


For large groups we split the students into two or more groups, and rotate the students through different activities


Included are documents provide helpful information to assist you in planning your visit to the Museum

Pre-teacher visits are welcome and for more information please do not hesitate to contact us


The collection provides a comprehensive resource for students’ history curriculum

including exhibits on :-

Early pioneer and explorer William Landsborough

The local tobacco, timber and diary industries

World War memorabilia

Transport and communication in the 19th and 20th centuries

Everyday life in the last century, including musical instruments, toys and household items


Visits to the museum are self-guided with an introductory talk provided by museum staff

Fill in the booking form (available on this website) and return it to the museum either by mail email or fax

At least one week’s notice is required to book a school tour

Your booking will be confirmed by email or phone

You can contact the museum on 5494 1755 or email landsboroughmuseum@aapt.net.au


Where is the Landsborough Museum ?

4 Maleny Street,    Landsborough,  QLD.,  4550    

Phone/Fax: 07 5494 1755

Web: landsboroughmuseum.org.au


Opening Hours     Wednesday to Friday and Sunday 9.00am – 3.00pm

The last entry is required by 2.30pm


Cost     School students: $3             

Teachers/bus drivers: free            

Accompanying adults:  One adult per 10 children is free of charge


Duration of visit

Please allow 1.5 to 2 hours for the visit

Teachers are encouraged to take advantage of a free pre-excursion orientation visit


Maximum number of students

The preferred number of students per group is 50, but larger numbers can be accommodated


Bus parking

Bus parking for group visits is available for up to two buses at the front door

Pre-arrangement for parking is required


At the museum

The breezeway in the museum provides an undercover area for school students to gather and eat morning tea or lunch

All school bags can be left in this area for the duration of the visit.

The museum is wheelchair accessible and has toilet facilities


Activities available               these must be requested at time of booking

Introductory talk

Butter making demonstration

Print shop demonstration (when available)


Please bring clipboards when you visit for any writing or drawing activities

We provide a Schools Risk Assessment Guide to assist you in completing risk assessment paperwork


Other activities in the area include:

Little Rocky Creek - see axe grinding grooves

Railway overpass - local children have provided artwork based on the theme “Cross Roads” linking the past to the present with an insight to the future

Mary Cairncross Park at Maleny – visit the Ecological Education Centre – 5499 9907



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Booking form Risk assesment

One of the many thousands of images in our images section

Porters trolley Part of a huge collection on display