Medieval Power: Symbols and Splendour11 December 2015 – 10 April 2016The might of Medieval Europe will storm the walls of Queensland Museum later this year, in an exclusive exhibition from the British Museum, Medieval Power: Symbols and Splendour.In a coup for Queensland, the Queensland Museum will be the first museum in the world and only one in Australia and New Zealand to host this incredible new exhibition curated by the British Museum. Spanning the period AD 400 to 1500, Medieval Power explores a time when many of the countries and cultures of modern Europe were formed.Be amazed by the precious gold, jewellery, seals, sculptures, stained glass and many other symbols of courtly life alongside tools of war, objects of religious significance and humble items from everyday life dating back to AD 400.Visitors can also see one of the iconic Lewis chessmen pieces, drawn from one of the British Museum’s most-visited collections.Purchase a Season Pass Grab your ticket to our After Dark events (18+ only) Discover the events and activities we have on offerVisit Medieval Power with a schoolVisit Medieval Power with a groupEnjoy the spoils of medieval themed food in Collectors Café (more information available soon)
Funding for insurance has been provided through the Queensland Government Exhibition Indemnification Scheme, administered by Arts Queensland.Medieval Power: Symbols and Splendour is presented as a collaboration between the British Museum and Queensland Museum, and in partnership with Tourism and Events Queensland, Brisbane Marketing, Accor Hotels Group, Channel Nine Queensland and Singapore Airlines.Image: Lewis Chess King, walrus ivory, 1150-1200, found in Scotland / Wingham Brooch, silver-gilt, niello, garnet, glass and shell, 575-625, England / Figure of a knight in armour, stone, 1375-1425, England © Trustees of the British Museum (2015). All rights reserved.
SCHOOLSFor school bookings and children’s groups (15 years and under).Booking ProcessComplete the School Booking form online or phone (07) 3840 7608. The Queensland Museum Schools Booking Officer is available from 8.15am to 3.30pm, Monday - Friday
GROUPSDiscounted ticket price available for groups of 10 people or more.
Benefits offered to group bookings include; discounted ticket prices for adults (over 15 years) and one free adult with every group.
Booking ProcessEmail a completed Group Booking form to email@example.com or phone (07) 3840 7466.
SCHOOLSFor school bookings and children’s groups (15 years and under)$10 per studentFind out more about visiting the exhibition with a school groupBooking ProcessComplete the School Booking Form online or phone (07) 3840 7608. The Queensland Museum Schools Booking Officer is available from 8:15am to 3:30pm, Monday - Friday._____________________GROUPSDiscounted ticket price available for groups of 10 people or more. $18 per personBenefits offered to group bookings include discounted ticket prices for adults (over 15 years) and one free adult with every group.Booking ProcessEmail a completed Group Booking form to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (07) 3840 7466.