Events calendar

This is my heritage
07 July 2015 - 30 June 2017
This is my heritage shares the history and cultural connections to objects in the Queensland Museum State Collection, told through the voices of 12 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island peoples from around the state.
This is my heritage
Light Show
03 October 2016 - 23 June 2017
This live interactive science theatre show will shine some light on the science of light energy.
Light Show
Hadron Collider
09 December 2016 - 25 April 2017
Hadron Collider: step inside the world’s greatest experiment, the renowned Large Hadron Collider Exhibition from the Science Museum, London in 2016, celebrating the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator.
Hadron Collider
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.
unsettle
Michael Benson’s Otherworlds: Visions of our Solar System
04 March 2017 - 02 July 2017
Embark on a journey to the farthest reaches of the Sun’s planetary domain at Queensland Museum through the stunning photographic exhibition, Michael Benson’s Otherworlds: Visions of our Solar System featuring original music by Brian Eno.
Michael Benson’s Otherworlds: Visions of our Solar System
Mathamazing
01 April 2017 - 03 September 2017
Play and inspire mathematical curiosity in the hands-on exhibition Mathamazing. Giant puzzles, curious challenges, predictions, probability and more.
Mathamazing
Holiday Science Theatre Shows
01 April 2017 - 14 April 2017
Be part of the show in the Sciencentre's holiday science theatre shows. Explore scientific concepts, take part in experiments and demonstrations and bring everyday science to life. Topics include the Light Show, Balloon Show, Electricity Show, Sound Show and Space Show.
Holiday Science Theatre Shows
Animal Academy: Investigating Creatures' Features
03 April 2017 - 09 April 2017
Walk, squeak or squawk on the wild side with the Queensland Museum during the April school holidays.
Animal Academy: Investigating Creatures' Features
A Night at the Museum
07 April 2017, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
A special night time adventure for our smallest visitors. Hands on experiments with Science Steve, live music with DJ Steph, face painters, balloon twisters and everyone’s favourite Wildlife Show.
A Night at the Museum
It's Atomic
10 April 2017 - 12 April 2017
The everyday world is connected to an invisible world of small atoms. In these hands-on workshops, children discover molecules, atoms and sub-atomic particles, construct models, explore the properties of atoms and discover chemical reactions. For children ages 6-12 years.
It's Atomic
After Dark SOLD OUT
21 April 2017, 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Are you ready to particle? Be transported into the heart of one of the greatest scientific experiments of our time: the Large Hadron Collider, After Dark. Featuring expert talks, demonstrations, live music and access to the entire museum.
After Dark SOLD OUT
Creative Lab 2017
12 May 2017, 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Be part of this unique Teacher Professional Development experience.
Explore creative pathways to teaching and learning in STEM education.
Creative Lab 2017
National Archaeology Week
15 May 2017 01:00 PM - 19 May 2017 02:00 PM
Celebrate National Archaeology Week 2017 by viewing rarely seen artefacts from our archaeology collection and speaking with our curators.
National Archaeology Week
Behind the Scenes Tour
20 May 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Delve into the mysterious unseen world of the Museum’s Biodiversity and Cultures and Histories collection stores with our expert tour guides. Behind the scenes, we have an amazing world to explore, with millions of objects and specimens.
Behind the Scenes Tour
After Dark
23 June 2017, 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Step back in time and explore first-hand what life was like as a gladiator in Ancient Rome. Featuring expert talks, demonstrations, live music and access to the entire museum.
After Dark
Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum
23 June 2017 - 28 January 2018
In an Australian exclusive, Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum is an international touring exhibition that will only be appearing at Queensland Museum.

The exhibition features more than 120 artefacts, interactive games and displays to reveal who gladiators were, where they lived and how they trained.

Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum
After Dark
28 July 2017, 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Step back in time and explore first-hand what life was like as a gladiator in Ancient Rome. Featuring expert talks, demonstrations, live music and access to the entire museum.
After Dark
After Dark
01 September 2017, 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Step back in time and explore first-hand what life was like as a gladiator in Ancient Rome. Featuring expert talks, demonstrations, live music and access to the entire museum.
After Dark
After Dark
13 October 2017, 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Step back in time and explore first-hand what life was like as a gladiator in Ancient Rome. Featuring expert talks, demonstrations, live music and access to the entire museum.
After Dark
After Dark
03 November 2017, 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Step back in time and explore first-hand what life was like as a gladiator in Ancient Rome. Featuring expert talks, demonstrations, live music and access to the entire museum.
After Dark
After Dark
01 December 2017, 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Step back in time and explore first-hand what life was like as a gladiator in Ancient Rome. Featuring expert talks, demonstrations, live music and access to the entire museum.
After Dark
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