Abbey Museum Medieval Festival Brisbane – live the fantasy, discover history.
Transport yourself to a place where history and fantasy merge into a breath taking world at the Abbey Museum Medieval Festival. This premier event at the Abbey Museum in Brisbane transforms sunny Queensland into a medieval wonderland. Come for the exquisite detail of our re-enactment camps, cheer the jousting and falconry, gorge on the sizzling meats and fine mead, and leave with the taste of history on your lips and doublet. Our attractions beguile young and old, and won’t cost a king’s ransom.
When Lord of the Rings and Game of Thrones goes authentic. Abbey Museum Medieval Festival.
Medieval times inspire the fantasy and fiction we all love, so come and see an authentic recreation of this fascinating era. Our re-enactors bring you the sights and sounds of many medieval periods both familiar and exotic: Viking raiders and traders, Middle-Eastern warriors and nomads, and nobles and peasants from the great European households.
Over a week the Abbey Museum hosts:
• The Medieval Banquet: our exclusive evening event brings you sumptuous medieval dining and entertainment. Seats book out quickly!
• Abbey Kids’ Medieval Fun Day: Watch history come alive for your young squire or wee princess as they make a sword or crown, learn gypsy dancing, do our drumming workshop, decorate a mask and much more. Book your kids’ Medieval Festival tickets and workshops online – our prices are straight from the 5th Century!
• The Abbey Museum Medieval Tournament: our sprawling medieval extravaganza is held over an entire weekend to present the spectrum of medieval experience. You’ll see jousting tournaments, falconry, medieval villages, authentic medieval costumes, swords and shields, puppet shows, gypsy dancing, Turkish oil wrestling. Visit the Friar’s Folly Tavern for mead and medieval music and a Medieval Market offering an array of food and trinkets.
Of all Brisbane museums, the Abbey prides itself on being the one to bring history to life – come and live history at the Abbey Medieval Festival!