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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
Split, sawn & shaped
28 September 2020 - 01 February 2022
On now
Split, sawn & shaped
Hooray for Hornby
27 December 2020 - 31 January 2022
Do you have a love of model trains? Come and see the collector pieces featured in the Hooray for Hornby display.
Hooray for Hornby
SparkLab's Science Bar
01 January 2021 - 31 December 2021
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 Maker Space
01 January 2021 - 31 December 2021
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
Daily Discoveries
01 January 2021 - 31 December 2021
Join us in the Discovery Centre every day at 11am and 2pm to discover something new.
Daily Discoveries
SparkLab's Science on a Sphere explorations
01 January 2021 - 31 December 2021
Explore over 570 datasets at your fingertips!
SparkLab's Science on a Sphere explorations
Brickman® Wonders of the World
18 June 2021 - 30 January 2022
Brickman Wonders of the World is coming to Queensland Museum. It’s your chance to explore history’s greatest masterpieces, brought to life by LEGO® Certified Professional, and LEGO Masters Australia judge, Ryan ‘Brickman’ McNaught.
Brickman® Wonders of the World
Island Futures: What lies ahead for Zenadth Kes?
25 June 2021 - 25 April 2022
Facing the reality of rising sea levels and ensuring the continuation of culture, how do Torres Strait Islanders today maintain their strong sense of identity and place if home is underwater? Find out how in this powerful and vibrant exhibition!
Island Futures: What lies ahead for Zenadth Kes?
Sharing Stories of the Land, Sea and Sky
25 June 2021 - 25 April 2022
Reflect on what ‘home’ means to you as you weave your own ghost net creation and add your finished piece to the growing interactive landscape.
Sharing Stories of the Land, Sea and Sky
Little Learners
08 October 2021 - 10 December 2021
We are bringing the museum to life with our Little Learners object-based learning program.
Little Learners
Feature Artisan
20 October 2021 - 30 December 2021
John Elliott
Feature Artisan
Spy: Espionage in Australia
30 October 2021 - 06 February 2022
Spy: Espionage in Australia is a temporary exhibition that reveals the personal experiences of secret agents and the curious history of espionage and counter-espionage in Australia.
Spy: Espionage in Australia
Uncovering Pacific Pasts
01 November 2021 - 31 December 2022
A collaborative project connecting over 30 collecting institutions world wide.
Uncovering Pacific Pasts
Shannon Novak: Biological Exuberance
26 November 2021 - 25 April 2022
Biological Exuberance will see Shannon Novak’s vivid and uplifting installations reimagine familiar spaces around the museum.
Shannon Novak: Biological Exuberance
Colour: See the world in a new light
06 December 2021 - 22 May 2022
COMING SOON
Colour: See the world in a new light
Meet our Curators: In Conversation with Crustaceans
08 December 2021, 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Join Collection Manager of Marine Crustacea, Dr Marissa McNamara, for this fascinating discussion on Crustaceans.
Meet our Curators: In Conversation with Crustaceans
Little Nippers: Let's explore the museum
10 December 2021, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: Let's explore the museum
Free Entry Community Day
11 December 2021, 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Join us to celebrate with our local community with free entry on Saturday 11 December
Free Entry Community Day
Connections across the Coral Sea
11 December 2021 - 02 May 2022
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
Christmas Craft
13 December 2021 09:30 AM - 17 December 2021 05:00 PM
Come along to the Museum with your family and friends for special Christmas craft activity
Christmas Craft
Day out with Thomas
27 December 2021 09:30 AM - 23 January 2022 04:00 PM
Make a day of it this Summer with entry to the museum and all exhibits included in your ticket. Bookings essential!
Day out with Thomas
Animals Alive wildlife encounters
06 January 2022 11:30 AM - 08 January 2022 12:30 PM
Join Queensland Museum’s special guests, Geckoes Wildlife and their flying, climbing and burrowing wildlife ambassadors. See Australian animals up close including birds, mammals and reptiles.
Animals Alive wildlife encounters
Animals Alive wildlife encounters
06 January 2022 10:00 AM - 08 January 2022 11:00 AM
Join Queensland Museum’s special guests, Geckoes Wildlife and their flying, climbing and burrowing wildlife ambassadors. See Australian animals up close including birds, mammals and reptiles.
Animals Alive wildlife encounters
Under the Sea
10 January 2022 - 14 January 2022
School Holiday Fun!
Under the Sea
A Sensory Friendly Day out with Thomas
12 January 2022, 08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
For this very special morning 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 Day out with Thomas
Animals Alive wildlife encounters
13 January 2022 11:30 AM - 15 January 2022 12:30 PM
Join Queensland Museum’s special guests, Geckoes Wildlife and their flying, climbing and burrowing wildlife ambassadors. See Australian animals up close including birds, mammals and reptiles.
Animals Alive wildlife encounters
Animals Alive wildlife encounters
13 January 2022 10:00 AM - 15 January 2022 11:00 AM
Join Queensland Museum’s special guests, Geckoes Wildlife and their flying, climbing and burrowing wildlife ambassadors. See Australian animals up close including birds, mammals and reptiles.
Animals Alive wildlife encounters
Masterclass with Ryan Brickman McNaught
13 January 2022, 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Join the only LEGO Certified Professional in the Southern Hemisphere Ryan 'Brickman' McNaught for an hour of LEGO® brick building power.
Masterclass with Ryan Brickman McNaught
Masterclass with Ryan Brickman McNaught
13 January 2022, 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Join the only LEGO Certified Professional in the Southern Hemisphere Ryan 'Brickman' McNaught for an hour of LEGO® brick building power.
Masterclass with Ryan Brickman McNaught
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