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Our collections tell extraordinary stories and we want to share them with you.

Our 2024 Appeal aims to preserve and share more of our collections through digitisation.
Your donation will help save Queensland’s heritage for future generations.

Queensland Museum cares for more than 15 million incredible objects and artefacts but we can only display a fraction from the collections at any one time—the majority are stored away behind the scenes.

Digitisation has the power to transform public access by bringing collections online for everyone to discover and explore, no matter where they live. Digitisation also plays a vital role in preserving Queensland’s history and heritage, ensuring there’s a digital record of fragile and precious artefacts that represent the fascinating stories that have shaped our state.

We’ve got an ambitious goal to unveil our collections and we’ve already made a start. So far, over 10,000 items in our cultural collection and over 1 million specimens are available online—but with your support, we can achieve so much more.

Queensland Museum is aiming to raise $100,000 to enable the next phase of our digital journey and you can help by donating to our 2024 Appeal.

Join us to preserve and share Queensland’s history for generations to come. Thank you.



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