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 Maker Space
24 August 2020 - 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
Split, sawn & shaped
28 September 2020 - 30 June 2021
On now
Split, sawn & shaped
SparkLab's Science Bar
01 December 2020 - 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
Hooray for Hornby
27 December 2020 - 27 July 2021
Do you have a love of model trains? Come and see the collector pieces featured in the Hooray for Hornby display.
Hooray for Hornby
Artists in Residence Program
22 March 2021 09:30 AM - 14 July 2021 04:00 PM
Developed by the Toowoomba Arts Footprint
Artists in Residence Program
Len and Gladys Display
09 April 2021 - 20 June 2021
We invite you to reflect on the lives of two people, Len and Gladys, who volunteered to serve their country and their courage and persistence to achieve this against the odds.
Len and Gladys Display
Antiquities Revealed
08 May 2021 - 31 October 2021
From the vault of the Queensland Museum Collections, this exhibition showcases real objects from ancient Greek, Roman and Egyptian civilisations.
Antiquities Revealed
Iridescent
09 May 2021 - 30 November 2021
Illustrate the diverse and imaginative ways that humans have shaped and used nacre or 'mother-of-pearl'.
Iridescent
Code Breakers: Women in Games
10 May 2021 - 08 August 2021
Plug into the world of gaming
Code Breakers: Women in Games
Ancient Rome: The Empire that Shaped the World
15 May 2021 - 07 November 2021
Highlights one of the most powerful civilisations in the history of humankind by showcasing replica art, machines and technology from the Roman Empire.
Ancient Rome: The Empire that Shaped the World
Little Learners Activities
20 May 2021 10:00 AM - 24 June 2021 10:30 AM
Our littlest learners and their carers are invited to join us for a short series of special activities.
Little Learners Activities
Feature Artisan
01 June 2021 - 31 August 2021
Joy Cook
Feature Artisan
Brickman® Wonders of the World
18 June 2021 - 04 October 2021
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
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
19 June 2021 - 20 June 2021
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
Olden Days Festival
21 June 2021 10:00 AM - 24 June 2021 12:30 PM
Go back in time with the Olden Days Festival
Olden Days Festival
Little Nippers: All around the world
25 June 2021, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: All around 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
Day out with Thomas
26 June 2021 - 11 July 2021
Make a day of it with entry to the museum and all exhibits included in your ticket. Bookings essential!
Day out with Thomas
Island Futures | Opening Weekend
26 June 2021 - 27 June 2021
Join us on the opening weekend of Island Futures for two full days of talks, performances and workshops by Torres Strait Island artists.
Island Futures | Opening Weekend
Telling Stories of the Sea
26 June 2021 - 09 July 2021
Practice traditional weaving techniques to make your own creation using fishing net, recycled items and natural materials.
Telling Stories of the Sea
Robo Games School Holiday Fun
28 June 2021 - 09 July 2021
Join us for a battle of the bots!
Robo Games School Holiday Fun
A Sensory Friendly Day out with Thomas
30 June 2021, 08:30 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
Blacksmithing Teen Workshop - SOLD OUT
01 July 2021
Blacksmithing workshop for teenagers
Blacksmithing Teen Workshop - SOLD OUT
Blacksmithing Teen Workshop
09 July 2021
Blacksmithing workshop for teenagers
Blacksmithing Teen Workshop
Free Entry for Locals Day
13 July 2021, 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM
On Tuesday 13 July 2021 entry is free for all Townsville residents as part of the monthly free days.
Free Entry for Locals Day
Little Nippers: Blast off
16 July 2021, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: Blast off
SOLD OUT | A Night at the Museum
16 July 2021, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
SOLD OUT | A Night at the Museum
Rustic Furniture Workshop - SOLD OUT
17 July 2021 - 18 July 2021
Make your own shaving horse so you can work on projects at home.
Rustic Furniture Workshop - SOLD OUT
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