Events & exhibitions

Protection of Cultural Objects on Loan

Current Exhibitions

Measure Island


Discover the hidden world of measurement on Measure Island. Test the speed of your throw, guess time to the nearest second, measure a crocodile and more.

A Room for Wild Animals

Cobb+Co Museum

A Room for Wild Animals is an impressive exhibition featuring 20 taxidermy specimens from the Queensland Museum collection.

Railways 1914 - 1918

The Workshops Rail Museum

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Events Calendar

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Upcoming Events

  • Discover More Talks 2017

    10 January 2017 - 12 December 2017

    Discover more about the world around us in our monthly lecture series...

  • 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.

  • Queensland Museum Medal Nomination 2017

    18 May 2017 - 30 June 2017

    The Queensland Museum Medals honour individuals who have made a major contribution in a field relevant to the Queensland Museum for excellence in community projects, partnerships and engagement, research, collections or other work carried out for the benefit of Queensland or the Queensland Museum.

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