Events calendar

This is my heritage
01 August 2016 - 31 December 2022
Discover the profound connection that objects have to family, country and culture
This is my heritage
SparkLab's Science Bar
01 December 2021 - 31 December 2022
Get up close with live science experiments and demonstrations where the audience get to ask questions, predict outcomes and direct part of the investigation. Science Bar programs change daily.
SparkLab's Science Bar
SparkLab's Science on a Sphere explorations
01 December 2021 - 31 December 2022
Explore over 570 datasets at your fingertips!
SparkLab's Science on a Sphere explorations
Daily Discoveries
01 December 2021 - 31 December 2022
Join us in the Discovery Centre every day at 11am and 2pm to discover something new.
Daily Discoveries
SparkLab's Maker Space
01 December 2021 - 31 December 2022
Imagine and design solutions to challenging questions posed at the Maker Space. Maker Space is included as part of your SparkLab ticket.
SparkLab's Maker Space
Split, Sawn & Shaped
23 March 2022 09:30 AM - 28 February 2023 04:00 PM
Split Sawn Shaped takes a look at traditional hand tools and the construction challenge of a wooden wheel.
Split, Sawn & Shaped
Disney: The Magic of Animation
24 June 2022 - 22 January 2023
Uncover the magic behind almost 100 years of the Walt Disney Animation Studios in Disney: The Magic of Animation at Queensland Museum.
Disney: The Magic of Animation
Making Waves: A Century of Australian Coral Reef Science
12 August 2022 - 09 July 2023
Step inside this celebration of 100 years of Australian coral reef science and find out how scientists are protecting our precious reefs for generations to come.
Making Waves: A Century of Australian Coral Reef Science
Connections across the Coral Sea
19 August 2022 - 09 July 2023
Travel across the iconic Coral Sea and explore the rich relationships of ancient First Nations communities – their trade, customs and connections.
Connections across the Coral Sea
The Great Barrier Reef
20 August 2022 - 05 March 2023
A snapshot of one the world's greatest natural wonders
The Great Barrier Reef
Little Learners
07 October 2022 - 09 December 2022
We are bringing the museum to life with our Little Learners object-based learning program.
Little Learners
Generations of Community Care
25 October 2022 - 25 April 2023
Celebrating the first 100 years of St Vincent's Private Hospital, Toowoomba
Generations of Community Care
Action! Film and War
11 November 2022 - 28 May 2023
A new touring exhibition from The Australian War Memorial
Action! Film and War
Australia in Space
24 November 2022 09:30 AM - 14 May 2023 04:00 PM
Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of space!
Australia in Space
Crikey! Magazine Photography Competition
01 December 2022 - 27 February 2023
Australia Zoo's Crikey! Magazine Photography Competition started six years ago and has grown to be one of the largest of its kind in Australia, with thousands of entries being received from passionate photographers around the world.
Crikey! Magazine Photography Competition
A Night at the Museum
09 December 2022
A Night at the Museum is back with exclusive after hours access to Queensland Museum including Disney: The Magic of Animation, along with a range of other amazing activities for the whole family.
A Night at the Museum
Christmas Craft
10 December 2022 - 18 December 2022
Make your own Christmas decorations with a museum twist.
Christmas Craft
Disney's Encanto School Holiday Program
12 December 2022 - 16 December 2022
Use your imagination to create a world of wonder and beauty with Disney’s Encanto School Holiday Program at Queensland Museum.
Disney's Encanto School Holiday Program
Summer Days at the Museum
12 December 2022 09:30 AM - 20 January 2023 04:00 PM
Summer Days at the Museum
Sensory Friendly Days
15 December 2022
We’re turning the sound down and creating a relaxed, fun and supportive atmosphere that welcomes people on the autism spectrum or with sensory processing challenges to experience the museum, SparkLab and the wonder of Disney: The Magic of Animation.
Sensory Friendly Days
Day out with Thomas
27 December 2022 09:30 AM - 22 January 2023 04:00 PM
Make a day of it this Winter with entry to the museum and all exhibits included in your ticket. Bookings essential!
Day out with Thomas
Under the Sea
09 January 2023 - 13 January 2023
School Holiday Fun!
Under the Sea
A Sensory Friendly Session - Day out with Thomas
11 January 2023, 08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
For this very special morning session, we will turn the sound down and create an engaging and fun space that children with sensory processing difficulties can share with their families and carers.
A Sensory Friendly Session - Day out with Thomas
Goodnight: Sleepover at the museum
13 January 2023 - 14 January 2023
Jump into your PJs and pack your sleeping bag for an unforgettable night of adventure and excitement with a touch of movie magic.
Goodnight: Sleepover at the museum
Stained Glass Leadlighting
14 January 2023 - 03 September 2023
Make a beautiful stained glass leadlight panel in this two day workshop
Stained Glass Leadlighting
After Dark
19 January 2023, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
As the sun goes down, the museum comes alive. Discover the magic after hours at Queensland Museum at After Dark for adults 18+ including exclusive entry to Disney: The Magic of Animation.
After Dark
A Night at the Museum
20 January 2023
A Night at the Museum is back with exclusive after hours access to Queensland Museum including Disney: The Magic of Animation, along with a range of other amazing activities for the whole family.
A Night at the Museum
Blacksmithing Basics
28 January 2023 - 28 October 2023
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics
Silversmithing Workshop
11 February 2023 - 10 September 2023
Learn the art of chain making and create a unique silver ring
Silversmithing Workshop
Calligraphy Basics Workshop
18 February 2023 - 14 October 2023
Perfect your Gothic penmanship
Calligraphy Basics Workshop
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