The Queen’s Wharf precinct lends itself to a number of aspects of studies in Australian History. It is where the Moreton Bay convicts and many European immigrants first set foot in what became Queensland, in so doing commencing the displacement of local Aboriginals, the Jagera and Turrbal people.

The precinct provides a number of educational opportunities for teachers and students.


The National Trust has prepared a Work Program suited to Year 9 History – The Making of the Modern World. This depth study option relates to the movement of peoples (1750-1901).

View the Work Program



The Royal Historical Society of Queensland, located in the Commissariat Store, regularly conducts tours for adults and school groups.

For the latest information about these tours go to