Events & activities

unsettle
10 February 2017 - 26 August 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
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
Palaeo Playspace
02 June 2018 - 21 October 2018
Kids can join in the fun at the all new Palaeo Playspace
Palaeo Playspace
Beau's Buddies
16 July 2018 09:45 AM - 21 September 2018 10:30 AM
A fun, free program of activities for children under 6.
Beau's Buddies
Nippers Play & Learn
17 July 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Curator Tour
18 July 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join us for a curator led tour of the Museum.
Curator Tour
Nippers Play & Learn
19 July 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
After Dark
20 July 2018, 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Don't miss this unique opportunity to experience Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives exhibition after dark.
After Dark
Curator Tour
25 July 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join us for a curator led tour of the Museum.
Curator Tour
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
28 July 2018 - 29 July 2018
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
Fun and Games: Torres Strait Style
28 July 2018, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
A Torres Strait song and dance performance about traditions, heritage and childhood games
Fun and Games: Torres Strait Style
Curator Conversation
01 August 2018, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Presented on the first Wednesday of each month at 2pm
Curator Conversation
Steam Train Sunday
05 August 2018, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
One hour steam train trips through Brisbane.
Steam Train Sunday
Nippers Play & Learn
07 August 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Nippers Play & Learn
09 August 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
A Night at the Museum
10 August 2018, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Kick off National Science Week festivities with a night time Egyptian and science inspired adventure - the perfect way for families to take part in this year’s nationwide celebration of science and technology.
A Night at the Museum
Millinery with Johanna Guerin
11 August 2018 - 12 August 2018
Learn how to create a felt Cloche hat in this two day workshop
Millinery with Johanna Guerin
Workshop: Intro to 3D Printing
11 August 2018
A one hour 3D printing workshop.
Workshop: Intro to 3D Printing
National Science Week
11 August 2018 - 19 August 2018
Celebrate National Science Week at the Museum!
National Science Week
Workshop: 3D Printing Immersion
12 August 2018
A three hour 3D printing workshop.
Workshop: 3D Printing Immersion
STEM Stations (for Schools)
13 August 2018 - 17 August 2018
National Science Week activities for schools.
STEM Stations (for Schools)
After Dark National Science Week
17 August 2018, 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Help us celebrate National Science Week with an Egyptian twist at After Dark.
After Dark National Science Week
Curiouser and Curiouser
17 August 2018, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Celebrating National Science Week
Curiouser and Curiouser
Goodnight at the Museum
18 August 2018 - 19 August 2018
Bring your sleeping bag, pillows and excitement for a wild sleepover at the Museum to celebrate National Science Week.
Goodnight at the Museum
Electric Car Rally
18 August 2018, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Get into gear at the electric car rally!
Electric Car Rally
Behind the Scenes Tour
18 August 2018
Delve into the mysterious unseen world of the Museum’s collection stores with our expert tour guides. Discover our Social history, Anthropology and Biodiversity Collection.
Behind the Scenes Tour
Nippers Play & Learn
21 August 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Nippers Play & Learn
23 August 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
25 August 2018 - 26 August 2018
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD  OUT
Steam Train Sunday
02 September 2018, 10:15 AM - 01:00 PM
One hour steam train trips through Brisbane.
Steam Train Sunday
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