Commissariat Store Museum

Galleries, Museums and Collections

As the second oldest surviving building in Queensland, the Commissariat Store Museum brings the state’s early history to life. The two original storeys were built by convict hands, and it is one of the few remaining structures from the Moreton Bay Penal Settlement (1824-42). The ground floor was used as a colonial/government store from its construction in 1829 until the 1960s, while the first floor was used as accommodation.

The museum contains rotating and permanent exhibitions with a wealth of information about Queensland’s convict and colonial history. Located on William Street in the Brisbane CBD, it is operated by The Royal Historical Society of Queensland, and also houses the Welsby Library.


Conference/Convention Facilities Family Friendly Gallery / Museum Interpretive Centre Shop / Gift Shop

Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available


From AU$5.00

Adults AUD10.

Concession/Tertiary students AUD8.

School Pupils AUD5.

Family (two adults and one or two children) AUD20.

Group tours by arrangement.

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