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Oriental Connections- Threads of the Dragon

May 15, 2024, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

Step into the Year of the Dragon at Miegunyah House Museum with our captivating exhibition, "Threads of the Dragon." Delve into the rich tapestry of oriental influences in textiles, chinoiserie, and historical connections.

Marvel at the exquisite Dragon Robe and a stunning array of textile items adorned with traditional Chinese embroidery. Discover how China's cultural influence left an indelible mark on Western taste and fashion during the era of Miegunyah's construction.

The Queensland Women's Historical Association showcases a collection of significant Chinese-inspired decorative pieces, complemented by captivating photographs and records documenting the early Chinese immigrants' stories in Queensland. Join us on a journey through time and culture, where every thread weaves a tale of connection and heritage.

- Bookings can be made through the website.
- The Exhibition is part of the guided tour of Miegunyah.
- Street parking is limited on Wednesdays.
- Devonshire teas are available after the tour. Cost $10 (Adult).
- Accessible access for visitors can access Miegunyah from the entrance from Roche Avenue.

Plan Your Visit


35 Jordan Terrace, Bowen Hills, Brisbane, QLD 4006

Open Hours

Please check relevant dates for times as they vary


0408 355 198


Entry Fees

$15.00 per Adult
$5.00 per child

Devonshire Teas is available after the tour for $10.00 per person