Events & activities

Big Blue Blocks
06 April 2019 09:30 AM - 02 June 2019 04:00 PM
Get building, engineering and inventing with one of the most popular activities ever hosted at the Museum.
Big Blue Blocks
Beau's Buddies
23 April 2019 09:45 AM - 27 June 2019 10:30 AM
A fun, free program of activities for children under 6.
Beau's Buddies
Queensland Museum Medal Nomination 2019
18 May 2019 - 31 August 2019
The Queensland Museum Medals honour individuals who have made a major contribution in a field relevant to the Queensland Museum for excellence in community projects, partnerships and engagement, research, collections or other work carried out for the benefit of Queensland or the Queensland Museum.
Queensland Museum Medal Nomination 2019
Rustic Furniture Workshop - SOLD OUT
25 May 2019 - 26 May 2019
Make a your own chair or stool in this two day workshop
Rustic Furniture Workshop - SOLD OUT
Little Nippers
30 May 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
Blacksmithing Advanced Workshop - SOLD OUT
01 June 2019 - 02 June 2019
Make your own unique handcrafted fireside and BBQ tools
Blacksmithing Advanced Workshop - SOLD OUT
First 5 Forever Story Time
04 June 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Story time at the Museum for ages 0-6 years.
First 5 Forever Story Time
Curator Conversation
05 June 2019, 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Curator Conversation
Little Nippers
06 June 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
Museum Twilight Markets
07 June 2019, 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Enjoy this pop-up market with handmade gifts, food trucks, live music and more.
Museum Twilight Markets
Stained Glass Leadlighting
08 June 2019 - 09 June 2019
Make a beautiful stained glass leadlight panel in this two day workshop
Stained Glass Leadlighting
Ipswich Express
09 June 2019
All aboard for an Ipswich train ride with Museum entry included!
Ipswich Express
Little Nippers
13 June 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
After Dark
14 June 2019, 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
When the sun goes down and the stars come out, uncover the secrets of astronomical observations. Enjoy expert talks, science demonstrations and displays, live music and entertainment.
After Dark
Pub Rock Bush BBQ
16 June 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Join us for a special Sunday Session at the Museum as you explore the Bush Mechanics exhibition.
Pub Rock Bush BBQ
Little Nippers
20 June 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
22 June 2019 - 23 June 2019
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
Little Nippers
27 June 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
A Night at the Museum
28 June 2019, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
A special night time adventure for our small visitors. Dance along with live music, see demonstrations, amazing objects, performances, hands-on activities and more.
A Night at the Museum
Day Out With Thomas™
29 June 2019 - 14 July 2019
Make a day of it with entry to the Museum and all exhibits included in your ticket.
Day Out With Thomas™
Sensory Friendly Day out with Thomas™ Session
03 July 2019, 08:00 AM - 11:30 PM
A Day out with Thomas session for children with sensory processing challenges.
Sensory Friendly Day out with Thomas™ Session
Blacksmithing Teen Workshop
10 July 2019
Blacksmithing workshop for teenagers
Blacksmithing Teen Workshop
Little Nippers
18 July 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
20 July 2019 - 21 July 2019
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
Little Nippers
25 July 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
Leatherplaiting Workshop - SOLD OUT
27 July 2019 - 29 July 2019
Make your own plaited belt or whip in this three day workshop
Leatherplaiting Workshop - SOLD OUT
Little Nippers
01 August 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
First 5 Forever Story Time
06 August 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Story time at the Museum for ages 0-6 years.
First 5 Forever Story Time
Little Nippers
08 August 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
STEM Stations for Schools 2019
12 August 2019 - 16 August 2019
National Science Week activities for schools.
STEM Stations for Schools 2019
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