Events & activities

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
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
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
Exhibition Shop
24 June 2022 - 22 January 2023
Get into the spirit and purchase your very own set of Mickey Mouse or Minnie Mouse ears for your visit to Disney: The Magic of Animation.
Exhibition Shop
After Dark
24 June 2022 - 19 January 2023
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
Blacksmithing Basics
25 June 2022 - 26 June 2022
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics
Day out with Thomas
25 June 2022 09:30 AM - 10 July 2022 04:00 PM
Make a day of it this Winter with entry to the museum and all exhibits included in your ticket. Bookings essential!
Day out with Thomas
A Night at the Museum
25 June 2022 - 20 January 2023
A Night at the Museum is back with exclusive after hours access to Queensland Museum including Disney: The Magic of Animation, along with a range of other amazing activities for the whole family.
A Night at the Museum
Disney's Encanto School Holiday Program
28 June 2022 - 01 October 2022
Step inside Disney’s Encanto these school holidays at Queensland Museum! Use your imagination or be inspired by nature to create a world of wonder and beauty behind your own special door.
Disney's Encanto School Holiday Program
Blacksmithing Teen Workshop
30 June 2022
Blacksmithing workshop for teenagers
Blacksmithing Teen Workshop
Coopering Workshop
02 July 2022 - 03 July 2022
Make a traditional coopered tankard in this two day workshop
Coopering Workshop
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