As well as inspiring and educational museums, we offer a wide range of museum products and services across the state and beyond.

To request any of our services or products, contact us.

General inquiry services

  • The Discovery Centre offers an identification service for natural history specimens and artefacts, and answers questions related to Queensland's natural and cultural heritage. It is your first point of contact for all public services.
  • Ask an expert online.

Venue hire

Each of our public museums has spaces available for hire for private functions.

Regional services

  • Museum loans regional network for kindergarten, pre-prep, schools, colleges and universities care centres, accessible from 30 collection points across Queensland.
  • Museum Resource Centre Network's Museum Development Officers provide advice, information and training to regional museums and galleries. 

Loans services

  • Education Loans bring learning to life through evidence-based inquiry or exhibitions in your school, library, or project.
  • Museum Collection Loans for community, regional, state, national and international institutions and organisations for the purposes of display and interpretation.

For students & educators

Library services

The Library supports the research, learning and public programs of the Museum, and also welcomes external researchers by appointment.