Mother’s Day gifts with meaning

Please note: Some products listed in this article may no longer be available for sale.

This Mother’s Day, our Queensland Museum shop is full to brim with gifts galore for the women you love. We’ve pulled together some of our favourite gift options this year.

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The last day for online orders with regular Australia Post delivery is Thursday 29 April and express Australia Post delivery on Monday 3 May.

Wanderflower Time to Unwind Set

Let Mum unwind and reconnect with this replenishing Wild Rose Time To Unwind Set from Wanderflower. Stepping into a warm bath after a long, tiring day is just the type of thing all busy mums need. With this carefully curated wild rose-scented set, containing feel-good Bath Salts, Bath Oil and Body Butter, treat this set would make the perfect self-care gift.


The Ways of the Bushwalker: On foot in Australia – Melissa Harper

For the mum that likes a bit of adventure, this landmark book delves into the rick and sometimes quirky history of bushwalking. From leisurely strolls and collecting flowers to bird watching and picnicking, walking has become a much-loved way to explore all parts of Australia.

Whether you are inclined to put on your walking boots and pack your sleeping bag, or would rather stay in a luxury hut, this surefooted and witty book reveals how the ordinary act of walking can become extraordinary.


Harvest Market Basket

Our timeless market bags are a staple of our range – with plastic bags on the way out, these bags will come in handy no matter where you’re going to the farmers market or the beach.

  • Water Hyacinth Basket
  • Tan leather handles
  • Hand Woven


Anna Blatman Tealight Candle Holders

Anna Blatman‘s unique style of painting has led to her recognition as one of Australia’s most admired and loved artists. Her joy in living and life is reflected strongly in her style of painting and the strong, bright colours she uses to express her connection and love of flowers.

These gorgeous candle holders are hand-made from glass and a layer of polymer clay, then beautifully gift boxed. The clay allows the light from the candle flame to illuminate through and radiate the magnificent colours and patterns.

Anna’s six vibrant flowers designs are sure to liven up a dark corner or give them as a gift and lift the spirits of a special friend. Plus, a portion of each sale goes toward supporting the artist.


Botanical Inspiration

Botanical Inspiration is a timeless collection of artwork and illustrations that feature flora and its many facets through a variety of visual concepts, styles, and techniques. It speaks to lovers of both nature and creativity as a universal language in itself, thoughtfully interpreted by some of today’s most intriguing and interesting talents.


Inspirational Women Playing Cards

Mum always wanting a family game night? Enjoy a classic card game whilst learning about the achievements of amazing women from around the world – From Malala Yousafzai to Maya Angelou! This pack includes 54 illustrated cards featuring a different inspirational woman on each card and come packaged in a decorative tin.


Discover more great gift ideas for Mother’s Day in our Queensland Museum Shop.
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The last day for online orders with regular Australia Post delivery is Thursday 29 April and express Australia Post delivery on Monday 3 May.