Events & activities

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
Little Explorers
16 July 2019 09:45 AM - 19 September 2019 10:30 AM
The perfect way to introduce your little ones the Museum and its spaces
Little Explorers
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
Space News: Tales From an Intergalactic Storyteller
21 July 2019, 11:00 AM - 01:30 PM
Award-winning science writer Elizabeth Landau will discuss her experiences covering discoveries and engineering feats both as a journalist and as a public affairs officer at NASA.
Space News: Tales From an Intergalactic Storyteller
Discovery Day for Little Learners
23 July 2019, 09:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Queensland Museum proudly presents Discovery Day for Little Learners under 6 years of age. Families with curious children will enjoy a jam-packed program of activities that are OUT OF THIS WORLD!
Discovery Day for Little Learners
Little Nippers
25 July 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
Space News: Tales from an Intergalactic Storyteller
25 July 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Celebrate the anniversary of the moon landing with a talk from NASA public affairs officer and award-winning science writer Elizabeth Landau.
Space News: Tales from an Intergalactic Storyteller
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
Slot Car Sunday
28 July 2019, 09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Join us for a special family fun day at the Museum as you explore the Bush Mechanics exhibition.
Slot Car Sunday
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
Teacher Networking Event
06 August 2019, 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Teachers are invited to a free networking event at the Museum on Tuesday 6 August.
Teacher Networking Event
Curator Conversation
07 August 2019, 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Curator Conversation
Little Nippers
08 August 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
Queensland Museum will hit the streets
09 August 2019
On Friday 9 August the Queensland Museum will hit the streets with a mobile pop-up Museum.
Queensland Museum will hit the streets
A Night at the Museum: Destination Moon
10 August 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: Destination Moon
FREE Electric Vehicle Rally
10 August 2019, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Get into gear at the FREE Electric Vehicle rally!
FREE Electric Vehicle Rally
National Science Week 2019
10 August 2019 - 18 August 2019
Celebrate National Science Week at the Museum
National Science Week 2019
STEM Stations for Schools 2019
12 August 2019 - 16 August 2019
National Science Week activities for schools.
STEM Stations for Schools 2019
SCINEMA Science Film Screening
12 August 2019 05:00 PM - 19 August 2019 08:00 PM
Part of National Science Week celebrations at the Museum
SCINEMA Science Film Screening
Crazy Science Night
12 August 2019 05:00 PM - 19 August 2019 08:00 PM
Part of National Science Week celebrations at the Museum
Crazy Science Night
Little Nippers
15 August 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
17 August 2019 - 18 August 2019
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
Unearthed! Mackay
17 August 2019, 10:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Enjoy a day of science and technology fun for the whole family as we celebrate central Queensland discoveries, research and community this National Science Week. Powered by Project DIG.
 Unearthed! Mackay
Behind the Scenes Tour
17 August 2019
Delve into the mysterious unseen world of the Museum’s collection stores with our expert tour guides. Discover our Social history, Anthropology and Biodiversity Collection.
Behind the Scenes Tour
Goodnight at the Museum
17 August 2019, 05:30 PM - 08:30 AM
Jump into your PJ’s, bring your sleeping bag, pack your toothbrush, and your imagination for a wild sleepover at the Museum to celebrate National Science Week.
Goodnight at the Museum
Little Nippers
22 August 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
Little Nippers
29 August 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
First 5 Forever Story Time
03 September 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Story time at the Museum for ages 0-6 years.
First 5 Forever Story Time
ASPAC 2019 Conference
04 September 2019 - 06 September 2019
The 2019 Asia Pacific Network of Science and Technology Centres (ASPAC) 2019 conference, will be hosted by Queensland Museum, in Brisbane, Australia from the 4th to the 6th of September 2019.
ASPAC 2019 Conference
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