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

We're building something new! The Discovery Centre will be closed for redevelopment from Monday 16 July 2018 until early 2019. Our ask an expert service will still be available during the temporary closure.

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 - 26 August 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.

  • Mephisto Author Talk

    22 July 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Join us on Sunday 22 July at 11am, as we mark the 100th anniversary of the capture of Mephisto on the Western Front with Mephisto: Technology, War and Remembrance book launch and author talk with Greg Czechura and Jeff Hopkins-Weise.

  • A Night at the Museum

    10 August 2018, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Kick off National Science Week festivities with a night time Egyptian and science inspired adventure - the perfect way for families to take part in this year’s nationwide celebration of science and technology.

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