Tour Groups

Flags displayed in the museum heritage centre

Tour Groups

The Mudgeeraba Light Horse Museum offers a unique experience to individuals or local groups of all sizes, as well as visitors to the Gold Coast. A visit to the museum includes a personalised guided tour by knowledgeable volunteers through the historic Schmidt Farmhouse and out-buildings which hold a wonderful collection of historic artifacts and research material concerning the Australian Light Horse and local history. While a fitting end to your visit may see you indulging in a leisurely picnic lunch under the old mango trees.

Schmidt Farmhouse

This State Heritage listed building provides a rare glimpse into early farming life on the Gold Coast. The kitchen has been restored to its original function.

The Museum Collection

The collection contains an impressive array of Australian Light Horse material. Focusing on the period 1914-1919 artifacts include saddlery, photographic images, and a collection of important campaign maps, as well as artifacts dating to 1972.

Demonstrations

Special displays such as, a flag raising ceremony that includes a firing of authentic rifles, tent pegging, or other military tactical demonstrations can be arranged prior to your visit.

Facilities Available

  • Outdoor and indoor eating areas
  • Toilet facilities
  • Barbeque available on request
  • Pet friendly areas
  • Parking is freely available for both coach and car
  • Schmidt Farmhouse and barn is wheelchair accessible

 

Cost: Price on application

Requesting a tour

For bookings please call Brian Bertwistle AM on 0418 157 230