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June 2016


Tiny Treasures Exhibition

June 1 @ 10:00 amJuly 31 @ 3:00 pm

Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology,

1/63 The Abbey Place

Caboolture,

Queensland

4510

Australia


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Come and view the Abbey Museum’s brand new temporary exhibition, Tiny Treasures explores the world of high medieval dress accessories with a selection of buckles, brooches and other objects from a private collection right here in Queensland. Curated by Damien Fegan and Lincoln Morse, Tiny Treasures will be the first exhibition at the Abbey Museum in over four years! Don’t miss your chance to see these incredible artefacts on display together for the first time ever. Tiny Treasures will be…

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August 2016

$5 – $10


QATNA: Dining with the Dead – excavation of an ancient kingdom city.

August 6 @ 2:00 pm4:00 pm

Abbey Hall (next to Abbey Museum),

1 – 63 The Abbey Place, Caboolture

Caboolture,

QLD

4510

Australia


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Golden Ducks from the ancient site of Qatna, Syria

Afternoon Floor Talk hosted by the Abbey Museum Friends Qatna is an important archaeological site in the Wadi il-Aswad, Syria. In the Middle Bronze Age, Qatna was one of the most important centers on the coastlands of the east Mediterranean. It lay on a tributary to the river Orontes, 90km from the Mediterranean, and on an important crossroads: east to west from Mesopotamia to the Mediterranean, and south to north – from Egypt, into Palestine and up to Anatolia (modern…

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September 2016


Picnic at Pemberley

September 10 @ 11:30 am4:00 pm

Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology,

1/63 The Abbey Place

Caboolture,

Queensland

4510

Australia


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Picnic at Pemberley 2016!   On Saturday 10th September, Jane Austen fans and hopeless romantics alike will once again get the chance to spend an afternoon with the devilishly handsome Mr. Darcy at the Abbey Museum’s Picnic at Pemberley. The grounds at the Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology will be transformed into a picturesque Regency paradise, to raise funds to build an art gallery in which to house the fabulous Old Masters and Icons in the Museum collection. This…

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$2.70 – $22.50


Kids Dig It! Viking Family Fun Weeks

September 19 @ 9:30 amSeptember 30 @ 3:00 pm

Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology,

1/63 The Abbey Place

Caboolture,

Queensland

4510

Australia


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Vikings are invading the Abbey Museum this September! We are sending out the call for all Ragnars and Lagerthas to help us defend our antiquities. Costumes and tattoos are optional but you will definitely need a Viking mindset to participate and win at Shield Wall Training! Our September School Holiday Program is focusing on the Viking people and culture. Our craft activities are a fun way to learn about ancient cultures. Some activities run throughout the day while others are…

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January 2017

$6.30 – $22.50


Kids Dig It! Archaeology Family Fun Weeks

January 9, 2017 @ 9:30 amJanuary 20, 2017 @ 3:00 pm

Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology,

1/63 The Abbey Place

Caboolture,

Queensland

4510

Australia


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Archaeology Rocks! Can you Dig It? From Mon 9th to Fri 20th January 2017 (excluding weekends) our school holiday program is focused on Archaeology. The craft activities are inspired by the Museum’s Collection of Asian antiquities and are definitely a fun way to learn about these ancient cultures. Can you win our Rice Eating Challenge by being the fastest to eat a teaspoon of rice using chopsticks? Some activities run throughout the day while others are scheduled to help make…

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