Events & exhibitions

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Current Exhibitions

Wild State

Queensland Museum

This gallery highlights the extreme beauty, yet fragile state of each environment. It explores how we, the human race, need to protect and preserve our precious natural world for future generations.

Discovery Centre

Queensland Museum

With thousands of objects, animals and fossils at your fingertips the Discovery Centre is a showcase of the museum’s collection and provides a rich interactive experience for all visitors. Discover answers to your questions about Queensland’s natural, social and cultural history.

Lost Creatures

Queensland Museum

Lost Creatures is an epic Queensland story of the struggle to survive. Meet strange creatures, including our very own dinosaurs, giant marine reptiles and megafauna, and marvel at the diversity and immense size of creatures from our prehistoric past.

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Upcoming Events

  • unsettle

    10 February 2017 - 30 April 2018

    A new artists-in-residence program at Queensland Museum will see Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people draw on the State Collection to inspire works of film, street and visual art, music and theatre. Running from February 2017 to April 2018, unsettle is a Digi Youth Arts Creative Initiative supported by Queensland Museum.

  • Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives Teacher Preview

    03 May 2018, 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

    Join us after-hours for a unique Professional Development event, which includes insight into museum practices and an exclusive exhibition viewing of Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives.

  • Egyptian Mummies: Champagne and Sunsets

    12 May 2018, 04:00 PM - 07:00 PM

    Join us for an exclusive pre Mothers’ Day celebration at Queensland Museum on Saturday 12 May. Adults only.

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