Temporary exhibitions

This is my heritage
01 August 2016 - 31 December 2017
Discover the profound connection that objects have to family, country and culture
This is my heritage
In Search of Ancient Queensland
04 February 2017 - 31 December 2017
Get a glimpse of Queensland’s past through outstanding fossil record imagery
In Search of Ancient Queensland
A Room for Wild Animals
25 February 2017 - 26 November 2017
A Room for Wild Animals features 20 taxidermy specimens from the Queensland Museum collection.
A Room for Wild Animals
Michael Benson’s Otherworlds: Visions of our Solar System
04 March 2017 - 21 January 2018
Embark on a journey to the farthest reaches of the Sun’s planetary domain at Queensland Museum through the stunning photographic exhibition, Michael Benson’s Otherworlds: Visions of our Solar System featuring original music by Brian Eno.
Michael Benson’s Otherworlds: Visions of our Solar System
Happy Birthday Play School
28 March 2017 - 15 October 2017
Happy Birthday Play School - Celebrating 50 Years
Happy Birthday Play School
Mathamazing
01 April 2017 - 03 September 2017
Play and inspire mathematical curiosity in the hands-on exhibition Mathamazing. Giant puzzles, curious challenges, predictions, probability and more.
Mathamazing
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
This is my heritage
05 August 2017 - 21 January 2018
A new photographic exhibition.
This is my heritage
Great Barrier Reef photography display
05 August 2017 - 31 January 2018
Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef.
Great Barrier Reef photography display
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 - 26 November 2017 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
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