Events & activities

SparkLab's Maker Space
24 August 2020 - 31 December 2021
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
Feature Artisan
13 November 2020 - 31 January 2021
Feature Artisan
SparkLab's Science Bar
01 December 2020 - 31 December 2021
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
Day out with Thomas
27 December 2020 - 26 January 2021
Make a day of it with entry to the Museum and all exhibits included in your ticket. Bookings essential!
Day out with Thomas
Toowoomba Floods 2011 Reflections
10 January 2021 - 07 February 2021
Memories shared by visitors to the 2012 exhibition.
Toowoomba Floods 2011 Reflections
I Do Love a Clue activity
11 January 2021 - 29 January 2021
These school holidays come and explore the museum with our free love clue activity.
I Do Love a Clue activity
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
30 January 2021 - 31 January 2021
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
Stained Glass Leadlighting - SOLD OUT
13 February 2021 - 14 February 2021
Make a beautiful stained glass leadlight panel in this two day workshop
Stained Glass Leadlighting - SOLD OUT
Meet our Curator: Dr Andrew Rozefelds
17 February 2021, 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Join Head of Geosciences Dr Andrew Rozefelds in the Discovery Centre as he takes you behind the scenes of the Queensland Museum’s vast geoscience collection.
Meet our Curator: Dr Andrew Rozefelds
Seasons of Love: Floristry and Fashion through the ages
19 February 2021, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Take a walk down the aisle with us on the last weekend of our exhibition, I Do Wedding Stories from Queensland.
Seasons of Love: Floristry and Fashion through the ages
Sensory Friendly Session
20 February 2021, 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
For this very special morning we will turn the sound down and create an engaging and fun space that welcomes people on the autism spectrum or with sensory processing challenges with their families to the museum.
Sensory Friendly Session
Museum Workshops: First Nations - Weaving (SOLD OUT)
21 February 2021, 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
(SOLD OUT) Join Quandamooka artist, Elisa Jane Carmichael in this workshop and learn how to weave your own basket using the technique of ‘coiling’.
Museum Workshops: First Nations - Weaving (SOLD OUT)
Sunday Sessions: The Psychology of Fashion
21 February 2021, 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Fresh in 2021, be a part of our new Sunday Sessions, an ongoing series of panel discussions, presentations and conversations exploring thought-provoking, engaging topics and ideas related to life in Queensland and beyond.
Sunday Sessions: The Psychology of Fashion
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
27 February 2021 - 28 February 2021
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
Little Nippers: I Dig Dinosaurs
05 March 2021, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: I Dig Dinosaurs
Little Nippers: I Dig Dinosaurs
12 March 2021, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: I Dig Dinosaurs
Little Nippers: I Dig Dinosaurs
19 March 2021, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: I Dig Dinosaurs
Rustic Furniture Workshop - SOLD OUT
20 March 2021 - 21 March 2021
Make a your own chair or stool in this two day workshop
Rustic Furniture Workshop - SOLD OUT
Little Nippers: I Dig Dinosaurs
26 March 2021, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: I Dig Dinosaurs
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
27 March 2021 - 28 March 2021
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
Blacksmithing Advanced Workshop - SOLD OUT
10 April 2021 - 11 April 2021
Make your own unique handcrafted fireside set.
Blacksmithing Advanced Workshop - SOLD OUT
Coopering Workshop - SOLD OUT
10 April 2021 - 11 April 2021
Make a traditional coopered tankard in this two day workshop
Coopering Workshop - SOLD OUT
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
17 April 2021 - 18 April 2021
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
Leatherplaiting Workshop
01 May 2021 - 03 May 2021
Make your own plaited belt or whip in this three day workshop
Leatherplaiting Workshop
Silversmithing Workshop
08 May 2021 - 09 May 2021
Learn how to create landscapes and small-scale scultptures
Silversmithing Workshop
Blacksmithing Basics
08 May 2021 - 09 May 2021
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics
Silversmithing Workshop
22 May 2021 - 23 May 2021
Learn how to create landscapes and small-scale sculptures
Silversmithing Workshop
Blacksmithing 2 Day Project Workshop - SOLD OUT
22 May 2021 - 23 May 2021
Extend your blacksmithing skills and create a unique and handmade tool set.
Blacksmithing 2 Day Project Workshop - SOLD OUT
Blacksmithing Advanced Workshop
29 May 2021 - 30 May 2021
Make your own unique handcrafted fireside set
Blacksmithing Advanced Workshop
Blacksmithing 3 Day Project
12 June 2021 - 14 June 2021
Extend your blacksmithing skills and create a Coach Light
Blacksmithing 3 Day Project
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