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
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
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
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
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
Up Close and Wild
03 August 2021 - 30 November 2021
Celebrating Queensland's unique animals and habitats.
Up Close and Wild
Great Barrier Reef
03 August 2021 - 30 November 2021
Photographic exhibition
Great Barrier Reef
Ipswich in Miniature
28 August 2021 - 17 October 2021
See Ipswich's iconic heritage buildings in miniature!
Ipswich in Miniature
What's on during Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers
01 September 2021 - 04 October 2021
Celebrate with us right here at the museum
What's on during Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers
Spring Holiday Fun at the Museum
01 September 2021 - 04 October 2021
Options for all ages and interests these school holidays
Spring Holiday Fun at the Museum
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
18 September 2021 - 19 September 2021
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
Science on Track holiday fun
18 September 2021 - 04 October 2021
Encouraging natural curiosity in kids these school holidays. Presented by Queensland Museum Network for World Science Festival Queensland.
Science on Track holiday fun
Ancient Science
18 September 2021 - 04 October 2021
Discover the science behind the mighty Roman machines
Ancient Science
Weave by the Waves
20 September 2021 - 01 October 2021
Practice weaving techniques to make your own creation using found materials.
Weave by the Waves
Coopering Workshop
25 September 2021 - 26 September 2021
Make a traditional coopered tankard in this two day workshop
Coopering Workshop
Wheelwrighting Workshop
02 October 2021 - 06 October 2021
Make a complete 12 spoke wagon wheel in this five day workshop
Wheelwrighting Workshop
ARTefact Workshops
02 October 2021 - 30 October 2021
Be inspired by the work of ancient artisans as you design your own mosaic coaster or pottery object in these artistic workshops.
ARTefact Workshops
Little Nippers: How does my garden grow?
08 October 2021, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: How does my garden grow?
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
World Science Festival Queensland: Toowoomba
10 October 2021 - 11 October 2021
Celebrate Science this October!
World Science Festival Queensland: Toowoomba
Free Entry for Locals Day
12 October 2021
On Tuesday 12 October entry is free for all Townsville residents as part of the monthly free days.
Free Entry for Locals Day
Little Nippers: How does my garden grow?
15 October 2021, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: How does my garden grow?
Queensland Museum Trivia Night
15 October 2021, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Grab a team of up to 4 and let your inner nerd out at our Queensland Museum Trivia Night.
Queensland Museum Trivia Night
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