Arts and Culture

Burleigh Waters Library

Children’s Area The nautical-themed children’s area and teen section are combined and flow on from each other.  At the back of the building there are low storage units with boat sails on...

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Coolangatta Library

A nautical themed library, which overlooks the ocean and has a wonderful childrenÕs area with easy access picture books and board books, a play house and young peopleÕs area. In a shopping centre.

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Elanora Library

Elanora Library has a fantastic selection of picture books and books for junior readers. It has a teen section with seating and fine range of graphic novels and fiction. Next to a shopping centre.

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Queensland Maritime Museum

The Queensland Maritime Museum has a large WW2 ship; the HMAS Diamantina which you can board, and also has many other boats you can see close up.  Navigating the grounds is simple; the HMAS...

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Queensland Police Museum

Highlights for older children / young people Sitting on a real police motorcycle, solving a crime at the simulated crime scene, learning about different divisions of the police force, and checking...

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Brisbane Square Library

Children’s Area The children’s area is based on the picture book; Home by Brisbane author and illustrator, Narelle Oliver.  Based on the true story of two peregrine falcons named Frodo and...

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Gallery of Modern Art & Queensland Art Gallery

Artist credits are listed at the bottom of this review. Highlights for Children A Children’s Art Centre with hands-on art activities and engaging exhibitions, toddler art program, art from across...

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Queensland Museum

Excellent museum with life size dinosaurs, an ATSI area, and a fantastic interactive Discovery Centre with taxidermy animal displays, microscopes, and a live green python.

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State Library of Queensland

Highlights for Children Singing, exhibitions, a play space for under eights, yoga, rhyme time, play dates with an arts worker team, an iPad scavenger game, creating, holiday workshops, yarns around...