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Brisbane's Best Little Museums

Here are 13 fascinating little Brisbane museums you may not have heard of, from a vintage motor museum and a tiny antiquities museum to the police museum here you try solving a murder and the wartime museum with General Macarthur's office just as he left it: 

A fantastic trip back in time and must-visit for motoring enthusiasts, located in a massive converted warehouse
The Queensland Police Museum is a fascinating secret trove that contains the history of crime, law and order
Behind the plain brick façade of Redland Museum lies a wonderland of memorabilia from the past.
Few who pass the glass doors of MacArthur Chambers Hotel would know that it was from this building that General Douglas MacArthur directed the Allies in holding back the Japanese invasion.
Visitors to this museum will be happily surprised to find a modern well laid out display of the Redcliffe peninsula's 200+ years of European history
There’s nothing dusty or musty about this slick little timber building on the edge of the Old Petrie Town car park.
Resembling a mini historical village, the Samford Museum holds one of the most extraordinary collections of heirlooms, memorabilia and building styles of late 19th and early 20th century Queensland life to be found
This fascinating little trove of ancient artefacts belonging to UQ and dating back 4000 years is one of the best kept secrets around.
This fascinating outdoor museum is where you can ride restored Brisbane trams
Home to thousands of artefacts, the Logan Village Museum is a must-visit destination for all history buffs
This impressive Brisbane City Council owned museum offers an insight into the social history and visual arts of Brisbane.

This fascinating museum in one of Brisbane's only 2 remaining convict buildings, showcases Queensland's colonial history, including convict relics

The largest collection of Queensland telecommunications equipment throughout the ages, from the 1880's can be found at this Clayfield museum

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