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
Split, sawn & shaped
28 September 2020 - 30 June 2021
On now
Split, sawn & shaped
Hooray for Hornby
27 December 2020 - 27 July 2021
Do you have a love of model trains? Come and see the collector pieces featured in the Hooray for Hornby display.
Hooray for Hornby
Antiquities Revealed
08 May 2021 - 31 October 2021
From the vault of the Queensland Museum Collections, this exhibition showcases real objects from ancient Greek, Roman and Egyptian civilisations.
Antiquities Revealed
Iridescent
09 May 2021 - 30 November 2021
Illustrate the diverse and imaginative ways that humans have shaped and used nacre or 'mother-of-pearl'.
Iridescent
Code Breakers: Women in Games
10 May 2021 - 08 August 2021
Plug into the world of gaming
Code Breakers: Women in Games
Ancient Rome: The Empire that Shaped the World
15 May 2021 - 07 November 2021
Highlights one of the most powerful civilisations in the history of humankind by showcasing replica art, machines and technology from the Roman Empire.
Ancient Rome: The Empire that Shaped the World
Brickman® Wonders of the World
18 June 2021 - 04 October 2021
Brickman Wonders of the World is coming to Queensland Museum. It’s your chance to explore history’s greatest masterpieces, brought to life by LEGO® Certified Professional, and LEGO Masters Australia judge, Ryan ‘Brickman’ McNaught.
Brickman® Wonders of the World
Island Futures: What lies ahead for Zenadth Kes?
25 June 2021 - 25 April 2022
Facing the reality of rising sea levels and ensuring the continuation of culture, how do Torres Strait Islanders today maintain their strong sense of identity and place if home is underwater? Find out how in this powerful and vibrant exhibition!
Island Futures: What lies ahead for Zenadth Kes?
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