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
Uncovering Pacific Pasts
01 November 2021 - 31 December 2022
A collaborative project connecting over 30 collecting institutions world wide.
Uncovering Pacific Pasts
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
Colour: See the world in a new light
06 December 2021 - 22 May 2022
LAST DAYS
Colour: See the world in a new light
WAITLIST - After Dark
15 January 2022 - 30 June 2022
As the sun goes down, the museum comes alive for a very special adults only (18+) After Dark event.
WAITLIST - After Dark
Welcoming applications from emerging First Nations artists
23 February 2022 - 31 May 2022
Welcoming applications from a emerging First Nations artists for our First Nations Foyer display.
Welcoming applications from emerging First Nations artists
I Do in Ipswich
26 February 2022 09:00 AM - 22 May 2022 04:00 PM
I Do in Ipswich shares a selection of wedding photographs from couples throughout the ages from 1890 - 1950s.
I Do in Ipswich
Ocean Sentinels above the surface
12 March 2022 - 17 July 2022
Welcome to what will soon become a world below the surface
Ocean Sentinels above the surface
Hooray for Hornby
18 March 2022 - 15 October 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
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
Little Learners
22 April 2022 - 24 June 2022
We are bringing the museum to life with our Little Learners object-based learning program.
Little Learners
Little Learners Term 2
05 May 2022 10:00 AM - 10 June 2022 10:30 AM
Little Learners Term 2
National Archaeology Week: Meet our Curator
17 May 2022, 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Come and celebrate National Archaeology Week with our Senior Curator Dr Brit Asmussen. Explore some rare ancient Egyptian pottery vessels which are held in the Queensland Museum collection.
National Archaeology Week: Meet our Curator
Little Nippers: All around the world
20 May 2022, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: All around the world
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
21 May 2022 - 22 May 2022
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
Silversmithing Workshop - SOLD OUT
21 May 2022 - 22 May 2022
Learn the art of chain making and create a unique silver ring
Silversmithing Workshop - SOLD OUT
Ipswich Wedding Show
22 May 2022, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Ipswich Wedding Show
Little Nippers: All around the world
27 May 2022, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: All around the world
Blacksmithing Intermediate Workshop - SOLD OUT
28 May 2022 - 29 May 2022
Make your own unique handcrafted fireside set
Blacksmithing Intermediate Workshop - SOLD OUT
Curator Conversation: Robert Shiels
01 June 2022, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Robert Shiels presents: Ipswich Queensland's Railway City
Curator Conversation: Robert Shiels
Little Nippers: Animal Homes
03 June 2022, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: Animal Homes
First 5 Forever Story Time
07 June 2022, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Story time at the Museum for ages 0-6 years.
First 5 Forever Story Time
Little Nippers: Animal Homes
10 June 2022, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: Animal Homes
Blacksmithing Basics
11 June 2022 - 12 June 2022
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics
Rustic Furniture 3 Day Workshop
11 June 2022 - 13 June 2022
Advance your furniture-making skills in this three day workshop
Rustic Furniture 3 Day Workshop
Little Nippers: Animal Homes
17 June 2022, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: Animal Homes
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
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