1862 – 1918 (56 Years) A Fledgling Natural History Museum

159 years ago in a little windmill on the hill is where Queensland Museum had its beginnings. Our story begins with the Queensland Philosophical Society (QPS), who was granted temporary use of rooms in the Windmill in Wickham Terrace, along with a grant of 100 pounds which equates to roughly $15,500 today from the Government. In the early days the focus of the QPS was … Continue reading 1862 – 1918 (56 Years) A Fledgling Natural History Museum