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Events & exhibitions

Current Exhibitions

Inside: Life in Children's Homes and institutions

Queensland Museum

Inside explores the hidden history of people who grew up in children’s homes, orphanages and institutions in Australia in the Mid-20th century. From 9 August – 16 November.

4000 Species

Queensland Museum

The 4000 Species display is an interactive exhibition that takes visitors on a journey from discovery to naming.


Queensland Museum

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

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.

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Upcoming Events

  • Anzac Centenary

    01 January 2014 - 31 December 2018

    Queensland Museum is marking 100 years since the First World War with a series of events, exhibitions and activities.

  • Bra Banner Workshop

    08 November 2014 10:00 AM - 09 November 2014 02:00 PM

    Queensland Museum is teaming up with the girls from Mater chicks in pink to create a Bra Banner, and you're invited to join in the decorating fun!

  • Behind the Scenes Textiles Tour

    21 November 2014 11:00 AM - 28 November 2014 12:00 PM

    Discover the Queensland Museum textile collection with our expert tour guide. Focus on costume, underwear and Queensland fashion from c. 1775 - 2009.

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