Kids & families

Families at the Museum Exploring animals at the Museum

Come along to the Museum for fun activities and events for kids and families.

Current and upcoming events

Daily Discoveries

Hear some amazing stories and facts as we focus on something special in the Discovery Centre. You might learn about our remarkable Australian native animals, or amazing objects and stories from our collection. Topics change regularly; you never know what you might discover.

See more things to do for kids and families or check out our events calendar for our full range of events and activities.

Animal Academy: Investigating Creatures' Features

Walk, squeak or squawk on the wild side!

All creatures have features that help them survive within their environment. Some are stranger than others! During our April holiday program, you will look closely at Queensland Museum specimens to explore the weird and wonderful world of animal adaptations. Then, mixing observation with imagination, you will use your learning to create your very own animal – completely unknown to science!

Date: Monday 3 – Sunday 9 April, 2017

Time: 10:00am – 3:30pm

Location: Level 4 

Cost: Free


Download or get hands-on with our resources suitable for schools, community groups, kids, families and adults.
Includes objects for loan, online activities, games, school resources, hands on activities and fact sheets.

Enhancing young children's museum experiences

This manual, designed for Museum staff, may be of interest to parents of young children.

Enhancing Young Children's Museum Experiences: A Manual for Museum Staff  (3442 KB) pdf document icon