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.

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
Collider
09 December 2016 - 25 April 2017
Collider: step inside the world’s greatest experiment, the renowned Hadron Collider Exhibition from the Science Museum, London in 2016, celebrating the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator.
Collider
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
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
Medieval Power: Symbols & Splendour
11 December 2015 - 10 April 2016
The might of Medieval Europe will storm the walls of Queensland Museum later this year, in this exclusive exhibition from the British Museum.
Medieval Power: Symbols & Splendour
Rescue
25 July 2015 - 07 February 2016
Explore the technology and skills needed in the unpredictable world of search and rescue. In Rescue fly a helicopter simulator, test your skills for vertical rescue, use infrared cameras and more.
Rescue
Sciencentre
An amazing minds-on hyperactive science discovery zone. Test yourself with hands-on activities including puzzles, illusions, brain twisters and physical challenges.
Sciencentre
The Courage of Ordinary Men: Three stories of the Victoria Cross
See three Victoria Crosses up close, and experience the trenches of the Western Front in a moving exhibition that features original letters and photos, contemporary descriptions and poetry and an evocative sound and light presentation.
The Courage of Ordinary Men: Three stories of the Victoria Cross
The Great Barrier Reef Exhibition
27 June 2015 - 06 September 2015
Take the plunge and explore the largest reef system on Earth at Queensland Museum’s outdoor photographic exhibition, The Great Barrier Reef.
The Great Barrier Reef Exhibition
This is my heritage
07 July 2015 - 07 July 2016
This is my heritage shares the history and cultural connections to objects in the Queensland Museum State Collection, told through the voices of 12 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island peoples from around the state.
This is my heritage
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