A new motor museum with displays of classic cars, memorabilia and artwork is opening in Brisbane this year.
Queensland’s capital city is poised to have its own motor museum as construction continues on a space dedicated to Australia’s automotive and motorcycle history in Brisbane.
He Brisbane Motor Museum It will be located in Banyo, approximately 20 minutes north of the city’s CBD and one hour from the Gold Coast, and will open to the public in mid-2023.
As first reportedwill be one of over 50 Australian members of the Australasian Association of Motor Museums, joining the Gold Coast Motor Museum as one of Queensland’s only automotive-focused sites.
According to the Brisbane Motor Museum website, the building has two levels for exhibits, as well as underground parking to help keep visitor vehicles protected in the summer months.
The ground level includes a library and a small number of lobby exhibits, while the second floor houses the museum’s main exhibits, a gift shop, cafeteria, and meeting room for auto clubs.
Its main exhibit space will focus on certain car manufacturers, car clubs celebrating milestones, automotive themes and artwork, with plans to rotate exhibits every one to four months.
The Brisbane Motor Museum is currently asking car enthusiasts with classic vehicles, memorabilia or artwork to register their interest in displaying their possessions at the Banyo premises, offering loan terms of less than three months to one year.
Its owners are also looking for volunteers to help with the daily operations of the business, which can be found.