In line with the Queensland Government’s new COVID-19 restrictions, Queensland Museum (Brisbane), The Workshops Rail Museum (Ipswich) and Hendra Loans Facility will temporarily close to the public from 2pm on 31 July 2021 and are due to reopen 9.30am Wednesday 4 August. Learn more and view refund info.

QM Loans

You can borrow kits and sets of museum specimens and artefacts from QM Loans to engage learners in your classroom.

Search our catalogue below for kits and sets that link to the Australian curriculum or early years learning framework.


Enter an Australian curriculum code in the search box to find kits and sets that link to

Enter a code in the search box to find kits and sets for Early Years Learning

  • ED (Culture and Diversity)
  • EE (Natural Environments)
  • EL (Language and Literacy)

Enter a key word to find a kit or set, or select the Specimen/Artefact button to create your own loan for your special order (premium rates may apply for your special order).