Visit us and Book a tour

 
 
The Brisbane Opal Museum and Jewellery Shop has moved to a greater and larger location.
 
Our address is just down the road from our old museum and shop.
 
 
Opening Hours:
 
- Monday to Friday: 10am - 4pm
- Saturday to Sunday: 10am - 3pm
 
 
Our address :
 
201 Lutwyche RoadWindsor, QLD 4030
 
Contact us : 07 3857 7740
 
 


 

How to Get Here:

 

  • Taxi/Uber:

Catching a taxi or Uber is approximately 10 minutes.

- $20-$25 from the city

- $20-$30 from the airport.

 

 

  • Bus:

Coming from the city, you may take the 370, 375, or 379 from stop 23 on Adelaide Street (near Hutton Lane).

Exit at stop 12 on Lutwyche Road (near Cartwright Street).

 

  • Train:

- From the City:

Go to Central Station and catch the Ferny Grove Line.

Exit the train at Windsor Station.

Exit the station to the left and cross Lutwyche Road at the light.

We are located on the left hand side. 

 

From the Airport:

Go to Airport Station and catch the Gold Coast Line.

At Eagle Junction Station, switch to the Ferny Grove Line.

Exit the train at Windsor Station.

Exit the station to the left and cross Lutwyche Road at the light.

We are located on the left hand side. 

 

Brisbane Opal Museum offers multiple different tour options. 

Our facilities provides disability access including a wheelchair lift and a private restroom.

 

Read below for more information on what is available and how to book.

 

BOOK A TOUR

1. Self Guided Tour

Available Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm - Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm

 

This tour includes an audio self-guided tour, a pass to all museum displays and viewing of the most valuable opal specimens. 

 

"Enjoy the museum at your own pace with provided digital tablets".

 

Fee : $5 per person - no need to book ahead of time.

Children 5 and under are free.

 

2. Guided Tour

Available everyday from 11 am to 2 pm. 

 

Booking essential, please contact us at (07) 3857 7740 or email us at contactus@brisbaneopalmuseum.com.au

 

This tour includes a guide tour, a pass to all museum displays and viewing of the most valuable opal specimens. This tour will take 45 minutes to complete.

Fee : $10 per person. Children 5 and under are free.

 

*Recommended tour for groups - Group larger than 10 people, Monday to Friday only.

 

3. Gold Class Tour

Booking essential, please contact us at (07) 3857 7740 or email us at contactus@brisbaneopalmuseum.com.au

 

Available :

- Monday to Friday - Fixed time : 3 pm

- Saturday - Fixed time : 2.30 pm

 

This tour includes :

- a private tour, 

- a "gold class" room,

- a senior member of Brisbane Opal Museum staff looking after you,

- a pass to all museum displays (including viewing of the most valuable opal specimens)

 

ALSO the "Gold Class tour" includes the experience of cutting/polishing a loose opal stone.

You will experience being behind the lapidary wheel and polishing your opal. This opal will be for you to keep and it is jewellery grade.

 

The gold class tour experience is approximately 1.30h to 2h.

 

Fee : $100 for two people. (Note : one opal included - extra opals are $50 a piece).

 

Upgrading to a better quality opal is also possible.

The minimum age for opal cutting is 10 year-old.