Events & exhibitions

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Current Exhibitions

Sciencentre

Queensland Museum

An amazing minds-on hyperactive science discovery zone. Test yourself with hands-on activities including puzzles, illusions, brain twisters and physical challenges.

Discovery Centre

Queensland Museum

With thousands of objects, animals and fossils at your fingertips the Discovery Centre is a showcase of the museum’s collection and provides a rich interactive experience for all visitors. Discover answers to your questions about Queensland’s natural, social and cultural history.

Lost Creatures

Queensland Museum

Lost Creatures is an epic Queensland story of the struggle to survive. Meet strange creatures, including our very own dinosaurs, giant marine reptiles and megafauna, and marvel at the diversity and immense size of creatures from our prehistoric past.

Wild State

Queensland Museum

This gallery highlights the extreme beauty, yet fragile state of each environment. It explores how we, the human race, need to protect and preserve our precious natural world for future generations.

Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum

Queensland Museum

In an Australian exclusive, Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum is an international touring exhibition that will only be appearing at Queensland Museum. The exhibition features more than 120 artefacts, interactive games and displays to reveal who gladiators were, where they lived and how they trained.

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Upcoming Events

  • unsettle

    10 February 2017 - 30 April 2018

    A new artists-in-residence program at Queensland Museum will see Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people draw on the State Collection to inspire works of film, street and visual art, music and theatre. Running from February 2017 to April 2018, unsettle is a Digi Youth Arts Creative Initiative supported by Queensland Museum.

  • Fire and Ice Show

    10 July 2017 - 08 December 2017

    Explore states of matter with supercool liquid nitrogen and hot chemical reactions with fire.

  • World of Drones STEM Workshops - SOLD OUT

    31 August 2017 - 01 September 2017

    Hands-on workshops for student groups (Years 4-6) available for limited time only.

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