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
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
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
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
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
Metalsmithing Taster Workshop
03 September 2022, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Learn the basics of metalsmithing and create your own wearable wonder in this three hour taster workshop.
Metalsmithing Taster Workshop
Prohibition Party
03 September 2022, 06:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Drink, dance and explore your way through the glitz and glam of the Roaring Twenties!
Prohibition Party
Blacksmithing Taster Workshop
03 September 2022, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own custom S Hook or Bottle Opener in this three hour taster workshop.
Blacksmithing Taster Workshop
Blacksmithing Taster Workshop
03 September 2022, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own custom S Hook or Bottle Opener in this three hour taster workshop.
Blacksmithing Taster Workshop
Father's Day at Cobb+Co Museum
04 September 2022, 08:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Spoil Dad to a range of activities at the museum!
Father's Day at Cobb+Co Museum
Silversmithing One Day Workshop
04 September 2022, 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Join Silversmith Jemica Ostrofski for a full day deep dive into the art of silversmithing, learning how to design and fabrivate a textured mixed metal ring using recycled materials.
Silversmithing One Day Workshop
Blacksmithing One Day Workshop
04 September 2022, 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Join heritage trade Blacksmiths for a lesson in this age-old craft.
Blacksmithing One Day Workshop
Fathers Day Foray
04 September 2022, 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Fathers Day at the museum
Fathers Day Foray
Silversmithing Workshop - SOLD OUT
10 September 2022 - 11 September 2022
Learn the art of chain making and create a unique silver ring
Silversmithing Workshop - SOLD OUT
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