Discovery Day

Discover Day for Little Learners under 6

Date: Tuesday 24 April 2018
Time: 9.30am to 1pm
Location: Queensland Museum
Tickets: Free and no tickets required.
Bookings essential for groups of 10 or more children

Calling all curious little learners! Queensland Museum is again hosting their popular Discovery Day on Tuesday 24 April 2018, 9.30am to 1pm.

Children aged under 6 years will explore the wonders and excitement of the Museum through play — there’s no better way! With so much to see and do at Discovery Day, the below jam-packed activity schedule (111 KB) pdf document icon is sure to keep little ones entertained.


Lost Creatures
9.30am to 5pm, Level 2
Rawwwr! Meet Queensland’s dinosaurs, giant marine reptiles and megafauna.

Perception Deception
9.30am to 5pm, Level 2
Play with your perception with mind-bending illusions and sensory sensations.

Discovery Centre
9.30am to 5pm, Level 3
Get hands-on with real Museum objects.

Wild State
9.30am to 5pm, Level 4
Come face-to-face with the extraordinary animals that call Queensland home.


Dino Stomp
9.30am to 1pm, Level 2
Make your own dinosaur mask, put on a dinosaur tail and stomp through our Lost Creatures exhibition.

Ocean Mural
9.30am to 1pm, Whale Mall
Show us your best colouring skills and help us create a wonderful underwater themed mural.

Discovery Play for Under 5s
9.30am to 1pm, Level 2
Explore and develop your curiosity with lots of hands-on activities, proudly presented by C&K.

Magnify Your World
9.30am to 1pm, Level 3
Eye spy with my little eye… Grab a magnifying glass and clue, and see if you can find it and more in the Discovery Centre.

STEM Explorers
9.30am to 1pm, Level 4
Play, build, invent and explore in our hands-on construction zone.

Microscopic Monsters
9.30am to 1pm, Level 4
Horrible head lice, tricky ticks and fantastic fleas — create your own Play-Doh menacing monsters!

My Butterfly
9.30am to 1pm, Level 4
Mix observation with imagination to create your own butterfly to sit on your finger.

10am and 11am, Level 2
Join Aboriginal woman Jenna Lee for an interactive storytelling session as she narrates books of creation, culture and connection.

Meet Our Entomologists — Incredible Insects!
10.30am to 12pm, Level 3
Uncover the tiny world of insects and experience them up close.


Jurassic Jayne and the Dinosaur Club
10am, 11am and 12 pm, Level 0 ENERGEX Playasaurus Place
Go on a fun-filled musical journey through the amazing world of prehistoric reptiles.

This is a free experience! We hope you can join the fun. Download the activity schedule (111 KB) pdf document icon . 

Please note: Bookings are required for groups of 10 or more children by emailing We are unable to book groups into specific activities. We recommend a ratio of 1 adult to 3 children, and that you experience the day in small groups. Plan your visit here.

Event Details

24 April 2018, 09:30 AM - 01:00 PM

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