Island Heritage and Arts Day Pass
Presented by Delvene Cockatoo-Collins and the North Stradbroke Island Museum on Minjerribah.
Explore the stories and history of Minjerribah/North Stradbroke Island) with a visit to historical Goompi/Dunwich.
Dive into the stories of people and place from the connection to country of the Quandamooka people, to the arrival of Europeans on the island, through the stories shared at the North Stradbroke Island Museum on Minjerribah.
Discover the role of the pilot station at Pulan/Amity Point in the establishment of the colony of Moreton Bay. Find out more about the story of the shipwreck that impacted on the geography of the island. And uncover the impacts the Quarantine Station and Benevolent Asylum that were once established at Goompi/Dunwich.
Just a short stroll from the museum at Delvene Cockatoo-Collins Studio, collect your contemporary Dilly Bag, printed with place names from across the island, and a uniquely designed bookmark from the Studio’s collection. Browse the range of original artworks, ceramics, sculptures and homewares from the renowned Quandamooka Artist’s collection, all designed in her beautiful island-inspired aesthetic.
Discover the beautiful sculpture of the Quandamooka mermaid, Warrajamba, gliding above guests instore from Delvene’s personal collection. In the museum shop, find a wonderful array of books and gifts. From stories of the Quandamooka people and convict settlement to poetry and children’s books, you will also find jewellery, homewares and even locally made cumquat jam with fruit sourced from the museum gardens.
Finish your morning relaxing over lunch at the welcoming The Barn Cafe.