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Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology

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Address: 1-63 The Abbey Place, Caboolture, Queensland 4510, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 5495 1652
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10:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Travel back in time to ancient and classical worlds inside the treasure...

Travel back in time to ancient and classical worlds inside the treasure house of 500,000 years of human history. View Abbey Church’s 13th century medieval stained glass collection, and historical jewelry and artefacts from Europe’s Renaissance period and industrial revolution.

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Excellent museum

We visited the Abbey Museum with a group of retirement village residents and were welcomed by staff who showed us all parts of the museum. There were many artefacts and pieces of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 October 2016
Jules1942
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Brisbane Region, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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65 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a look through the museum at their Christmas market. Very well laid out and surprising treasures for such a small museum. Also went into the church to look at their amazing stained glass windows. Staff were on hand to give further information on their displays and it was very interesting and informative. I wish I had known in... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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41 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were amazed at this museum, seemingly in the middle of nowhere. Well laid out artefacts dating to many thousands of years BC. There was an open day but usually $12 per adult. Continue on to Bribie Island- about 25 min further. The tourist info centre has an excellent self drive guide- the details are very clear and obviously spend... More 

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Thank Shelley G
Suesann V, Public Relations Manager at Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology, responded to this review

We feel so lucky that you came to visit, thank you so much for the fabulous review - and yes, totally agree about the coffee at Sandstone Point Hotel. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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112 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes its relatively small, however its done very nicely and has a nice display of items from the area and its located in one of those nice hidden away gem spots Bribe island. If your in the area do take a visit you will be pleasantly surprised.

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Thank Ron W
Suesann V, Public Relations Manager at Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology, responded to this review

Thank you so much, we are glad you enjoyed our hidden gem! More 

Brisbane, Australia
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A little on the pricey side but we enjoyed the visit we learned a lot The staff helped with great facts and knowledge

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Thank Samantha M
Suesann V, Public Relations Manager at Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, we love passing on feedback like this to our wonderful staff. More 

Brisbane Region, Australia
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83 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The preparations for this event are enormous. The pay-off is an excellent program particularly for families. People dress up in period costume for the event and this all adds to the medieval atmosphere. Well worth a visit and the price is fairly reasonable.

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Thank David S
Suesann V, Public Relations Manager at Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, next years' event is shaping up to be our best yet, hope to see you there. More 

Brisbane Region, Australia
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32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the Abbey Museum with a group of retirement village residents and were welcomed by staff who showed us all parts of the museum. There were many artefacts and pieces of art collected by the community who live and work there, and their shop had a good collection of pieces for purchase. Since it was close to Christmas our... More 

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Thank Jules1942
Suesann V, Public Relations Manager at Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a great review for us. We are glad you had such a hands on and thorough visit. More 

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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

It's a small, but well organised museum that's got something that will interest everyone! It's arranged in such a way that you begin with early humans, and make your way up to more modern objects. All are well labeled and very interesting. My favourite is the document/book area which contains documents and books hundreds of years old, that are extremely... More 

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Thank Lara L
Suesann V, Public Relations Manager at Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, it feels great to discover gems like us doesn't it! We are glad that you both enjoyed it, hope to see you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I took my vacation care group to the abbey museum. I have been my self a few times and have been to the 2 day festival this is an awesome experience for adults and children alike with it being run by mostly volunteers it is a very well managed place and it's very friendly that all of my children enjoyed.... More 

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Thank Tristan D
Suesann V, Public Relations Manager at Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology, responded to this review

We really appreciate your review. It is very important to us to provide a friendly, safe and fun environment for groups like yours. We are always applying for infrastructure funding, let's hope we can rejuvenate soon! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

I took 2 children 11 years old for the Viking school holiday activities. Both had a ball! Digging for treasure, arts and crafts, archery and shield wall training. You pay a little extra for some things, but only to cover costs. This place is mostly staffed by volunteers who are enthusiastic history buffs. Recommend.

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Thank Annemarie D
Suesann V, Public Relations Manager at Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology, responded to this review

We are so glad you loved it, thank you for mentioning our fantastic volunteers. Hope to see you again soon More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Took the kids and they loved learning about the history! Went on the school holidays and they enjoyed it.

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Thank Joel K
Suesann V, Public Relations Manager at Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology, responded to this review

Wonderful we are so glad you loved it, thank you so much for the review, see you next time. More 

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