Exhibitions

Queensland Museum presents a diverse and changing program of exhibitions that tell the stories of Queenslanders. Join us and discover your place in the story.

4000 Species
25 July 2014 - 31 December 2014
The 4000 Species display is an interactive exhibition that takes visitors on a journey from discovery to naming.
4000 Species
Action Stations
Get hands-on with everyday science. Science is everywhere - at home, school, work and play. Discover what makes everyday things tick.
Action Stations
Body Zone
Your body - like you've never seen it before. Challenge it, move it, re-assemble it, confuse it. Collect your vital statistics. For a total hands-on, minds-on, body-on experience - jump in!
Body Zone
Coral Coast
Queensland is home to the Great Barrier Reef as well as six of the world’s seven marine turtle species, 20 of the world’s 54 sea snake species and the saltwater crocodile. Take a journey under the sea and explore life with our marine reptiles.
Coral Coast
Dandiiri Maiwar
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultures Centre.Dandiiri Maiwar celebrates, from a traditional and contemporary perspective, Queensland's two distinct Indigenous cultures through stories, film, artefacts, photographs, art and music.
Dandiiri Maiwar
Discover Queensland
Discover Queensland presents objects, photographs and stories that capture the history, geography and social fabric of Queensland. There are stunning images, state-of-the-art technology, children's interactives and fascinating Queensland stories - all encouraging us to get out and discover our wonderful State.
Discover Queensland
Discovery Centre
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.
Discovery Centre
ENERGEX Playasaurus Place
Discover our life-sized dinosaurs, how they lived and the food they ate. Explore your food choices, energy hungry appliances and challenge your friends on the energy bikes as you explore energy in your world.
ENERGEX Playasaurus Place
Freewheeling: Cycling in Australia
29 November 2014 - 08 June 2015
Freewheeling: Cycling in Australia exhibition traces the changing shape and character of the bicycle, and its impact on Australia’s social, economic and political life.
Freewheeling: Cycling in Australia
Humanoid Discovery
13 December 2014 - 12 July 2015
Take a look at the human body from a different perspective. In Humanoid Discovery, lie on a Bed of Nails and test your pain receptors, see your shrinking pupils with your own eyes, use your senses to explore tastes and mystery sounds, and explore the gurgling in your guts.
Humanoid Discovery
INVENTory
INVENTory is an active, hands-on space offering activities all year round. Using themes from Museum collections and exhibitions, INVENTory shows that recycled and sustainable materials offer a huge range of possibilities to imagine and invent with unexpected results.
INVENTory
Lost Creatures
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.
Lost Creatures
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