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
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
Spy: Espionage in Australia
11 June 2022 - 30 October 2022
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Spy: Espionage in Australia
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
Little Learners
22 July 2022 - 16 September 2022
We are bringing the museum to life with our Little Learners object-based learning program.
Little Learners
Little Learners Term 3
28 July 2022 - 02 September 2022
Little Learners Term 3
Little Nippers: Megafauna
05 August 2022 09:45 AM - 26 August 2022 10:30 AM
Families will love these fun-filled sessions for children aged 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: Megafauna
Pop up Museum: National Science Week
11 August 2022, 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
As part of National Science Week 2022, Queensland Museum is hitting the streets to launch the event!
Pop up Museum: National Science Week
Making Waves: A Century of Australian Coral Reef Science
12 August 2022 - 01 May 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
Goodnight: Sleepover at the museum: SOLD OUT
13 August 2022 - 14 August 2022
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: SOLD OUT
Meet our Curator: National Science Week
17 August 2022, 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
In light of the National Science week theme 'Glass: More than meets the eye' discover glass items from Queensland Museum's collection with our Assistant Curator, Tess Shingles.
Meet our Curator: National Science Week
Connections across the Coral Sea
19 August 2022 - 21 May 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
Trivia Night: SOLD OUT
19 August 2022
Get ready to put your science knowledge to the test! Join us to celebrate National Science Week with energy expert and science communicator Dr Joel Gilmore with six rounds for museum trivia at its best.
Trivia Night: SOLD OUT
Blacksmithing Intermediate Workshop - SOLD OUT
20 August 2022 - 21 August 2022
Make your own unique handcrafted fireside set
Blacksmithing Intermediate Workshop - SOLD OUT
Unearthed FREE community event in Mackay
21 August 2022, 09:00 AM - 02:30 PM
Join us in Mackay for an action packed program of STEAM inspired entertainment for the whole family.
Unearthed FREE community event in Mackay
Unearthed FREE community event in Mackay
21 August 2022, 09:00 AM - 02:30 PM
Join us in Mackay for an action packed program of STEAM inspired entertainment for the whole family.
Unearthed FREE community event in Mackay
Spies in the suburbs: After dark
26 August 2022, 05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Growing up as a family of spies in Brisbane
Spies in the suburbs: After dark
Ink in the Lines
27 August 2022 - 23 October 2022
A special photographic exhibition from the Australian War Memorial
Ink in the Lines
After Dark
02 September 2022, 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
Museum Torchlight Tours
02 September 2022, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Take a tour of the museum by torchlight!
Museum Torchlight Tours
Little Nippers: Bugs-a-bout
02 September 2022 09:45 AM - 09 September 2022 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: Bugs-a-bout
Foreigners on the Slide show
03 September 2022 09:30 AM - 04 September 2022 04:00 PM
Craftsmanship, ingenuity, irreverence and the sometimes illicit creations of past workers.
Foreigners on the Slide show
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
03 September 2022 - 04 September 2022
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
Metalsmithing Taster Workshop
03 September 2022, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Learn the basics of metalsmithing and create your own wearable wonder in this three hour taster workshop.
Metalsmithing Taster Workshop
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