For the safety of our community, all Queensland Museum Network locations are temporarily closed to the public until further notice. Stay safe and read more.

FAQs

Why is the museum still open if you have cancelled events? Don’t you get more than 500 people at the museum?

Queensland Museum is working closely with the Queensland Government to monitor the impact of COVID-19. We will continue to keep our visitors informed and follow all health advice from the Queensland and Australian Governments.

Our visitation fluctuates throughout the day and we will remain open until further advice from the Queensland and Australian Governments.

Queensland Museum remains open to the public during its normal hours of 9:30am – 5pm daily.

Is it safe to visit the museum?

Queensland Museum is working closely with the Queensland Government to monitor the impact of COVID-19. We will continue to keep our visitors informed and follow all health advice from the Queensland and Australian Governments.

How will you know how many people are in the museum at any one time? Would you close if you get more than 500 people?

Our visitation fluctuates throughout the day and we will continue to work closely with the Queensland Government to monitor the impact of COVID-19. We will continue to keep our visitors informed and follow all health advice from the Queensland and Australian Governments.

All our public locations remain open to the public during its normal hours.

Queensland Museum South Bank - 9:30am – 5pm daily

The Workshops Rail Museum Ipswich - 9:30am – 4pm daily

Cobb+Co Museum Toowoomba - 9:30am – 4pm daily

Museum of Tropical Queensland Townsville - 9:30am – 5pm daily

What measures are you taking to keep the museum clean and sanitised?

We have increased our cleaning roster and schedule and have added sanitiser stations throughout the museum for use of visitors and staff.

What we’ll be doing

The measures we are putting in place for our campuses include:

• Placement of additional hand sanitising stations around the museum

• Increased cleaning and disinfectant programs

• Promotion of key public health and hygiene messages

• Following the direction of venues and their specific safety measures

You can help

Additionally, we will be asking our visitors to play their part:

• Maintain a good level of hygiene (handwashing, covering coughs/sneezes)

• Bring your own hand sanitiser with you and use them regularly

• Don’t attend our museums if you are unwell!

• Report any cases of fever, coughing or other flu-like symptoms immediately to your doctor

• Visit the Queensland Health website, which provides important and up-to-date information on coronavirus (COVID-19) at  www.health.qld.gov.au/coronavirus

 

Is Queensland Museum still open?

Queensland Museum Network remains open to visitors and this decision does not impact our normal operations.

For updates on Queensland Museum Network public programs including school holiday activities stay connected with us on QMN social media channels and our website.

Can I still come to Spiders – The Exhibition and SparkLab?

All our public locations remain open to the public during its normal hours. This includes all our exhibitions and galleries including Spiders – The Exhibition and SparkLab, Sciencentre.

Queensland Museum Network is working closely with the Queensland Government to monitor the impact of COVID-19. We will continue to keep our visitors informed and follow all health advice from the Queensland and Australian Governments.

All our public locations remain open to the public during its normal hours.

Queensland Museum South Bank - 9:30am – 5pm daily

The Workshops Rail Museum Ipswich - 9:30am – 4pm daily

Cobb+Co Museum Toowoomba - 9:30am – 4pm daily

Museum of Tropical Queensland Townsville - 9:30am – 5pm daily

 

Check out our updates about health and safety here.