Events calendar

This is my heritage
01 August 2016 - 31 December 2018
Discover the profound connection that objects have to family, country and culture
This is my heritage
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.
unsettle
A Room for Wild Animals
25 February 2017 - 16 April 2018
A Room for Wild Animals features 20 taxidermy specimens from the Queensland Museum collection.
A Room for Wild Animals
Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum
23 June 2017 - 28 January 2018
In an Australian exclusive, Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum is an international touring exhibition that will only be appearing at Queensland Museum.

The exhibition features more than 120 artefacts, interactive games and displays to reveal who gladiators were, where they lived and how they trained.

Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum
Deep Time
22 July 2017 - 15 April 2018
A fusion of art, science and technology, inspired by life 30 million years ago.
Deep Time
Lustre: Pearling & Australia
02 September 2017 09:30 AM - 28 January 2018 05:00 PM
An insight into the gritty human story of pearling in Australia.
Lustre: Pearling & Australia
Manggan - gather, gathers, gathering
08 September 2017 09:30 AM - 11 February 2018 05:00 PM
Stories and art from nine tribal groups of rainforest people from far North Queensland.
Manggan - gather, gathers, gathering
Meteorites
15 September 2017 - 21 July 2018
Meteorites
Perception Deception
16 September 2017 - 21 January 2018
Challenge how you make sense of your world by playing with perception, illusions and your senses in this hands-on Sciencentre exhibition.
Perception Deception
Horrible Histories - Pirates: The Exhibition
16 September 2017 09:30 AM - 04 February 2018 05:00 PM
Horrible Histories - Pirates: The Exhibition
Pirates Holiday Program
09 December 2017 09:30 AM - 21 January 2018 05:00 PM
Pirates Holiday Program
Insectarium
09 December 2017 - 21 January 2018
See bugs both large and small these school holidays!
Insectarium
Summer Days at the Museum
09 December 2017 - 21 January 2018
See mammals large and tall, insects big and small, real life steam trains, diesel locomotives and more.
Summer Days at the Museum
Holiday Science Theatre Shows
09 December 2017 - 21 January 2018
Be part of the show in the Sciencentre's holiday science theatre shows. Explore scientific concepts, take part in experiments and demonstrations and bring everyday science to life. Topics include the Fire and Ice Show, Balloon Show, Electricity Show, Space Show, Sound Show, and Light Show.
Holiday Science Theatre Shows
Da Vinci Machines
09 December 2017 - 27 May 2018
Explore the mind of artist, scientist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci in this interactive exhibition for all ages.
Da Vinci Machines
Da Vinci School Holiday Activities
11 December 2017 09:30 AM - 19 January 2018 03:00 PM
Da Vinci Summer School Holiday Activities
Da Vinci School Holiday Activities
Gladiator School
08 January 2018 - 19 January 2018
Gladiator School returns in 2018! Create a helmet, learn the moves and strike a pose in this Gladiator training school holiday workshop for children 7 - 12 years.
Gladiator School
A BUG'S LIFE - Free Movie
19 January 2018, 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Bring a blanket and enjoy the family favourite flick A BUG’S LIFE under the stars on the Powerhouse lawns with onsite café and bar.
A BUG'S LIFE - Free Movie
Discovery Day
30 January 2018, 09:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Join us for our Discovery Day for Little Learners, designed for under 6 years of age.
Discovery Day
Curator Tour
01 February 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join us for a curator led tour of the Museum.
Curator Tour
Talk with FrogID's Dr Jodi Rowley
03 February 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Talk with FrogID's Dr Jodi Rowley
Curator Conversation
07 February 2018, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Presented on the first Wednesday of each month at 2pm
Curator Conversation
Curator Tour
08 February 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join us for a curator led tour of the Museum.
Curator Tour
Discover More Talks 2018
09 February 2018 12:00 PM - 13 November 2018 01:00 PM
Discover more about the world around us in this long-running talk series.
Discover More Talks 2018
Curator Tour
15 February 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join us for a curator led tour of the Museum.
Curator Tour
Behind the Scenes Tour
17 February 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Behind the Scenes Tour
Da Vinci Maker Space
17 February 2018 - 18 February 2018
Tinkering workshop weekend for kids to create!
Da Vinci Maker Space
Curator Tour
22 February 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join us for a curator led tour of the Museum.
Curator Tour
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
24 February 2018 - 25 February 2018
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
Nippers Play & Learn
06 March 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
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