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Museum After Dark

Explore Queensland Museum by twilight. The After Dark series of events opens the museum after hours for adults to meet friends, enjoy a drink and enjoy a range of experiences throughout the night.

After Dark events may be themed to support feature exhibitions.

View our events page for upcoming After Darks.

Behind the Scenes Tours

Delve into the mysterious unseen world of the Museum’s collection stores with our expert tour guides. The Museum is like an iceberg – only a small part of our huge collection is on display. Behind the scenes, we have an amazing world to explore, with millions of objects and specimens.

18 February, 20 May, 19 August, 18 November 2017.
For full details and ticketing visit Behind the Scenes Tours.

Meet our curators

Meet a different curator or special guest on the first Wednesday of the month in the Discovery Centre as they bring special objects from the collection to life. This program may be subject to change.

Ask our staff

You can ask our helpful and knowledgeable Discovery Centre staff questions about the Museum as well as questions about Queensland’s:

  • living animals
  • rocks and fossils
  • people and history

Staff can also help identify objects or specimens related to these themes.

See our full program of exhibitions and events in our event calendar.

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