Events & exhibitions

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Current Exhibitions

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.

Sciencentre Opens mid-2018

Queensland Museum

We are preparing to bring you a new Sciencentre mid-2018.

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.

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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.

  • Holiday Science Theatre Shows

    09 December 2017 - 21 January 2018

    Be part of the show in the Sciencentre's holiday science theatre shows. Explore scientific concepts, take part in experiments and demonstrations and bring everyday science to life. Topics include the Fire and Ice Show, Balloon Show, Electricity Show, Space Show, Sound Show, and Light Show.

  • Gladiator School

    08 January 2018 - 19 January 2018

    Gladiator School returns in 2018! Create a helmet, learn the moves and strike a pose in this Gladiator training school holiday workshop for children 7 - 12 years.

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