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Have Another Look Captain Cook!


Monday 29 July – Friday 2 August, 2024
9:30am – 1:30pm daily

Day long learning experience, including 30 minute activity rotations.

Prep – Year 12

Queensland Museum Cobb+Co, Toowoomba

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$4 per student

Bring your school to Have Another Look Captain Cook! and participate in Queensland Museum Cobb+Co’s annual celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture.

Event overview

Schools are invited to participate in Queensland Museum Cobb+Co’s annual celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture.

Celebrate the history and culture of the First Australians through a full day of activities, including story telling, hands on activities and demonstrations - all the things Cook did not see when he came here in 1770.

Activities include:

  • Groups join together each morning for a Welcome and Smoking Ceremony
  • Murri connection to Country - tucker, medicines, tools and weapons
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artefacts and gallery
  • Boomerang and spear throwing
  • First Nations weaving
  • First Nations art and symbolism
  • Groups join together at lunch for a talk, song and dance with a First Nations performer

* Monday's program starts at 9:15am as this is the Official Opening. 

School visit information

For information on booking a group into a program and additional information for your visit see our Visit as a school page.

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Learning Resources

  • Traditional Language: Jarowair
  • Cultural Traditions, Aboriginal
  • Cultural Traditions, Torres Strait Islands

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This event would not be possible without the support of Toowoomba Regional Council's Youth Connect and the National Indigenous Australians Agency.

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