Events & activities

Information about roof works
18 November 2019 09:30 AM - 25 May 2020 05:00 PM
Information about current roof works at the Museum of Tropical Queensland
Information about roof works
SparkLab's Science Bar
20 November 2019 - 31 December 2020
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 is included as part of your SparkLab ticket.
SparkLab's Science Bar
Summer Days at the Museum
14 December 2019 - 27 January 2020
Get hands-on with Under Construction, experience what it's like in outback Australia, explore real-life steam trains, diesel locomotives and more.
Summer Days at the Museum
Under Construction
14 December 2019 - 27 January 2020
Build and create with LEGO® and other construction systems.
Under Construction
Maker Space: Take a seat
16 December 2019 - 29 March 2020
Fold, cut, roll and join! How will you change cardboard to make a mini chair? Maker Space is included as part of your SparkLab ticket.
Maker Space: Take a seat
Little Explorers
29 January 2020 09:45 AM - 02 April 2020 10:30 AM
The perfect way to introduce your little ones the Museum and its spaces
Little Explorers
First 5 Forever Story Time
04 February 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Story time at the Museum for ages 0-6 years.
First 5 Forever Story Time
Discovery Day
04 February 2020, 09:30 AM - 01:00 PM
A special exploration session for Little Learners aged 2 to 5.
Discovery Day
Curator Conversation
05 February 2020, 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Curator Conversation
Leatherplaiting Workshop
08 February 2020 - 10 February 2020
Make your own plaited belt or whip in this three day workshop
Leatherplaiting Workshop
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
15 February 2020 - 16 February 2020
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
First 5 Forever Story Time
03 March 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Story time at the Museum for ages 0-6 years.
First 5 Forever Story Time
Little Nippers: Bugs-a-bout
05 March 2020, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: Bugs-a-bout
Little Nippers: Bugs-a-bout
12 March 2020, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: Bugs-a-bout
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
14 March 2020 - 15 March 2020
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
Little Nippers: Bugs-a-bout
19 March 2020, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: Bugs-a-bout
Little Nippers: Bugs-a-bout
19 March 2020, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: Bugs-a-bout
Rustic Furniture Workshop - SOLD OUT
22 March 2020 - 21 March 2020
Make a your own chair or stool in this two day workshop
Rustic Furniture Workshop - SOLD OUT
Stained Glass Leadlighting - SOLD OUT
28 March 2020 - 29 March 2020
Make a beautiful stained glass leadlight panel in this two day workshop
Stained Glass Leadlighting - SOLD OUT
Little Nippers: I Dig Dinosaurs
02 April 2020, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: I Dig Dinosaurs
Day out with Thomas™
04 April 2020 - 19 April 2020
Make a day of it with entry to the Museum and all exhibits included in your ticket.
Day out with Thomas™
Blacksmithing 2 Day Project Workshop
04 April 2020 - 05 April 2020
Extend your blacksmithing skills and create a firewood rack.
Blacksmithing 2 Day Project Workshop
Sensory Friendly Day out with Thomas™ Session
08 April 2020, 08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
A Day out with Thomas session for children with sensory processing challenges.
Sensory Friendly Day out with Thomas™ Session
Blacksmithing Basics
18 April 2020 - 19 April 2020
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics
Little Nippers: I Dig Dinosaurs
23 April 2020, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: I Dig Dinosaurs
Little Nippers: I Dig Dinosaurs
30 April 2020, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: I Dig Dinosaurs
Wheelwrighting Workshop
02 May 2020 - 06 May 2020
Make a complete 12 spoke wagon wheel in this five day workshop
Wheelwrighting Workshop
First 5 Forever Story Time
05 May 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Story time at the Museum for ages 0-6 years.
First 5 Forever Story Time
Little Nippers: Blast Off!
07 May 2020, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: Blast Off!
Blacksmithing Advanced Workshop
09 May 2020 - 10 May 2020
Make your own unique handcrafted fireside and BBQ tools
Blacksmithing Advanced Workshop
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