Events & activities

Palaeo Playspace
02 June 2018 - 25 November 2018
Kids can join in the fun at the interactive Palaeo Playspace
Palaeo Playspace
Become a SparkLab ambassador!
26 September 2018 - 14 December 2018
We’re looking for budding scientists to question, play, test, observe and talk – and help us celebrate SparkLab, our new Sciencentre experience!
Become a SparkLab ambassador!
Beau's Buddies
09 October 2018 09:45 AM - 13 December 2018 10:30 AM
A fun, free program of activities for children under 6.
Beau's Buddies
Nippers Play & Learn
22 November 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Hand Made Under the Stars
22 November 2018, 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Our annual twilight artisan market
Hand Made Under the Stars
Blacksmithing 2 Day Project Workshop - SOLD OUT
24 November 2018 - 25 November 2018
Extend your blacksmithing skills and create a knife/hatchet
Blacksmithing 2 Day Project Workshop - SOLD OUT
Curator Tour
28 November 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join us for a curator led tour of the Museum.
Curator Tour
Speakeasy Saturday
01 December 2018, 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Monthly event celebrating the gritty exhibition Underworld.
Speakeasy Saturday
Steam Train Sunday
02 December 2018, 10:15 AM - 01:00 PM
One hour steam train trips through Brisbane.
Steam Train Sunday
Nippers Play & Learn
04 December 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Curator Tour
05 December 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join us for a curator led tour of the Museum.
Curator Tour
Nippers Play & Learn
06 December 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Christmas Express (Sold Out)
08 December 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Get on-board this festive steam train journey to historic Grandchester Station. Add Museum entry and make a whole day out.
Christmas Express (Sold Out)
Blacksmithing Basics - Sold out
08 December 2018 - 09 December 2018
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics - Sold out
Little Cobbers Christmas Party
10 December 2018 09:15 AM - 12 December 2018 10:00 AM
With stories and craft this is a wonderful way to celebrate Christmas
Little Cobbers Christmas Party
Curator Tour
12 December 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join us for a curator led tour of the Museum.
Curator Tour
Museum Torchlight Tours
14 December 2018, 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Take a tour of the Museum by Torchlight!
Museum Torchlight Tours
Museum Twilight Markets
14 December 2018, 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Enjoy this Christmas market with handmade gifts, food trucks, live music and kids activities in Ipswich.
Museum Twilight Markets
Summer Days at the Museum
15 December 2018 - 27 January 2019
Make the Museum your essential stop these school holidays.
Summer Days at the Museum
Summer Days at the Museum
15 December 2018 09:30 AM - 28 January 2019 05:00 PM
Stay cool and breeze into the Museum these summer holidays with amazing science shows, activities and the new Sciencentre exhibition.
Summer Days at the Museum
Little Cobbers Christmas Party
17 December 2018 09:15 AM - 19 December 2018 10:00 AM
With stories and craft this is a wonderful way to celebrate Christmas
Little Cobbers Christmas Party
Speakeasy Saturday
19 January 2019, 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Monthly event celebrating the gritty exhibition Underworld.
Speakeasy Saturday
Sensory Friendly Day
23 January 2019, 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM
We'll turn the sound down to create a fun space for children with sensory processing difficulties.
Sensory Friendly Day
Curator Conversation
06 February 2019, 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Presented on the first Wednesday of each month at 2pm
Curator Conversation
Prohibition Party
09 February 2019, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Drink, dance and explore your way through the glitz and glam of the roaring 20s!
Prohibition Party
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
23 February 2019 - 24 February 2019
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
23 March 2019 - 24 March 2019
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
Stained Glass Leadlighting
30 March 2019 - 31 March 2019
Make a beautiful stained glass leadlight panel in this two day workshop
Stained Glass Leadlighting
Blacksmithing Basics
13 April 2019 - 14 April 2019
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics
Blacksmithing 3 Day Project
04 May 2019 - 06 May 2019
Extend your blacksmithing skills with a choice of projects
Blacksmithing 3 Day Project
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