Events & activities

Little Explorers
08 October 2019 09:45 AM - 12 December 2019 10:30 AM
The perfect way to introduce your little ones the Museum and its spaces
Little Explorers
Talks and Tours
08 October 2019 09:30 AM - 13 December 2019 05:00 PM
Discover stories behind our exhibitions and collections with a daily program of talks and tours.
Talks and Tours
Meet Our Curator: Chinchilla Fossil Collection
20 November 2019, 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Join Kristen Spring, Collection Manager for Geosciences, for a free talk on fossil fauna in the Discovery Centre.
Meet Our Curator: Chinchilla Fossil Collection
Little Nippers
21 November 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
Blacksmithing 2 Day Project Workshop - SOLD OUT
23 November 2019 - 24 November 2019
Extend your blacksmithing skills and create a knife/hatchet
Blacksmithing 2 Day Project Workshop - SOLD OUT
Little Nippers
28 November 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
Hand Made Under the Stars
28 November 2019, 03:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Our annual twilight artisan market
Hand Made Under the Stars
The End of an Era
30 November 2019, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Drink, dance and explore your way through 1969 - the end of Steam Trains in Queensland, and the end of a rocking era!
The End of an Era
First 5 Forever Story Time
03 December 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Story time at the Museum for ages 0-6 years.
First 5 Forever Story Time
Little Nippers
05 December 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
07 December 2019 - 08 December 2019
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
Ipswich Express
08 December 2019
All aboard for an Ipswich train ride with Museum entry included!
Ipswich Express
Little Nippers
12 December 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
Museum Torchlight Tours
13 December 2019, 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Take a tour of the Museum by Torchlight!
Museum Torchlight Tours
Museum Twilight Markets
13 December 2019, 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Enjoy this pop-up market with handmade gifts, food trucks, live music and more.
Museum Twilight Markets
Rescue By Night
13 December 2019, 05:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Discover the Museum after dark at this special late opening to celebrate the start of the summer holidays!
Rescue By Night
Be a Hero holiday program
06 January 2020 09:30 AM - 24 January 2020 05:00 PM
Discover how you can be a hero at the Museum these holidays!
Be a Hero holiday program
Under the Sea
13 January 2020 - 19 January 2020
School Holiday Fun!
Under the Sea
Blacksmithing Basics
18 January 2020 - 19 January 2020
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics
Leatherplaiting Workshop
08 February 2020 - 10 February 2020
Make your own plaited belt or whip in this three day workshop
Leatherplaiting Workshop
Blacksmithing Basics
15 February 2020 - 16 February 2020
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics
Blacksmithing Basics
14 March 2020 - 15 March 2020
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics
Rustic Furniture Workshop
22 March 2020 - 21 March 2020
Make a your own chair or stool in this two day workshop
Rustic Furniture Workshop
Stained Glass Leadlighting
28 March 2020 - 29 March 2020
Make a beautiful stained glass leadlight panel in this two day workshop
Stained Glass Leadlighting
Blacksmithing 2 Day Project Workshop
04 April 2020 - 05 April 2020
Extend your blacksmithing skills and create a knife/hatchet
Blacksmithing 2 Day Project Workshop
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™
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
Wheelwrighting Workshop
02 May 2020 - 06 May 2020
Make a complete 12 spoke wagon wheel in this five day workshop
Wheelwrighting Workshop
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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