Temporary exhibitions

This is my heritage
01 August 2016 - 31 December 2022
Discover the profound connection that objects have to family, country and culture
This is my heritage
Uncovering Pacific Pasts
01 November 2021 - 31 December 2022
A collaborative project connecting over 30 collecting institutions world wide.
Uncovering Pacific Pasts
Ocean Sentinels above the surface
12 March 2022 - 17 July 2022
Welcome to what will soon become a world below the surface
Ocean Sentinels above the surface
Hooray for Hornby
18 March 2022 - 15 October 2022
Do you have a love of model trains? Come and see the collector pieces featured in the Hooray for Hornby display.
Hooray for Hornby
Split, Sawn & Shaped
23 March 2022 09:30 AM - 28 February 2023 04:00 PM
Split Sawn Shaped takes a look at traditional hand tools and the construction challenge of a wooden wheel.
Split, Sawn & Shaped
Spy: Espionage in Australia
11 June 2022 - 30 October 2022
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Spy: Espionage in Australia
Disney: The Magic of Animation
24 June 2022 - 22 January 2023
Uncover the magic behind almost 100 years of the Walt Disney Animation Studios in Disney: The Magic of Animation at Queensland Museum.
Disney: The Magic of Animation
Connections across the Coral Sea
19 August 2022 - 21 May 2023
Travel across the iconic Coral Sea and explore the rich relationships of ancient First Nations communities – their trade, customs and connections.
Connections across the Coral Sea
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