Calendar of upcoming events and exhibitions

SparkLab's Science Bar
01 December 2021 - 31 December 2022
Get up close with live science experiments and demonstrations where the audience get to ask questions, predict outcomes and direct part of the investigation. Science Bar programs change daily.
SparkLab's Science Bar
SparkLab's Science on a Sphere explorations
01 December 2021 - 31 December 2022
Explore over 570 datasets at your fingertips!
SparkLab's Science on a Sphere explorations
Daily Discoveries
01 December 2021 - 31 December 2022
Join us in the Discovery Centre every day at 11am and 2pm to discover something new.
Daily Discoveries
SparkLab's Maker Space
01 December 2021 - 31 December 2022
Imagine and design solutions to challenging questions posed at the Maker Space. Maker Space is included as part of your SparkLab ticket.
SparkLab's Maker Space
Disney: The Magic of Animation
24 June 2022 - 22 January 2023
Uncover the magic behind almost 100 years of the Walt Disney Animation Studios in Disney: The Magic of Animation at Queensland Museum.
Disney: The Magic of Animation
Making Waves: A Century of Australian Coral Reef Science
12 August 2022 - 01 May 2023
Step inside this celebration of 100 years of Australian coral reef science and find out how scientists are protecting our precious reefs for generations to come.
Making Waves: A Century of Australian Coral Reef Science
Connections across the Coral Sea
19 August 2022 - 21 May 2023
Travel across the iconic Coral Sea and explore the rich relationships of ancient First Nations communities – their trade, customs and connections.
Connections across the Coral Sea
Great Barrier Reef photographic display
14 September 2022 - 01 December 2022
This Great Barrier Reef photographic exhibition showcases the work of renowned Queensland Museum Network photographer Gary Cranitch.
Great Barrier Reef photographic display
Disney's Encanto School Holiday Program
20 September 2022 - 01 October 2022
Use your imagination to create a world of wonder and beauty with Disney’s Encanto School Holiday Program at Queensland Museum.
Disney's Encanto School Holiday Program
Little Learners Term 4
17 October 2022 - 24 November 2022
Our littlest learners and their carers are invited to join us for a short series of special activities. From getting hands-on with real museum objects and specimens, to exploring our galleries and collections through songs, stories and role-play, this program is designed to enhance children’s learning and development.
Little Learners Term 4
Sensory Friendly Days
22 October 2022
We’re turning the sound down and creating a relaxed, fun and supportive atmosphere that welcomes people on the autism spectrum or with sensory processing challenges to experience the museum, SparkLab and the wonder of Disney: The Magic of Animation.
Sensory Friendly Days
A Night at the Museum
28 October 2022
A Night at the Museum is back with exclusive after hours access to Queensland Museum including Disney: The Magic of Animation, along with a range of other amazing activities for the whole family.
A Night at the Museum
After Dark
29 October 2022, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
As the sun goes down, the museum comes alive. Discover the magic after hours at Queensland Museum at After Dark for adults 18+ including exclusive entry to Disney: The Magic of Animation.
After Dark
Mini Disney Discovery: Join the waitlist
04 November 2022 - 25 November 2022
To celebrate Mickey and Minnie’s birthday month, little learners and their carers can take an enchanted adventure through Disney: The Magic of Animation exhibition.
Mini Disney Discovery: Join the waitlist
After Dark
02 December 2022, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
As the sun goes down, the museum comes alive. Discover the magic after hours at Queensland Museum at After Dark for adults 18+ including exclusive entry to Disney: The Magic of Animation.
After Dark
A Night at the Museum
09 December 2022
A Night at the Museum is back with exclusive after hours access to Queensland Museum including Disney: The Magic of Animation, along with a range of other amazing activities for the whole family.
A Night at the Museum
Sensory Friendly Days
15 December 2022
We’re turning the sound down and creating a relaxed, fun and supportive atmosphere that welcomes people on the autism spectrum or with sensory processing challenges to experience the museum, SparkLab and the wonder of Disney: The Magic of Animation.
Sensory Friendly Days
After Dark
19 January 2023, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
As the sun goes down, the museum comes alive. Discover the magic after hours at Queensland Museum at After Dark for adults 18+ including exclusive entry to Disney: The Magic of Animation.
After Dark
A Night at the Museum
20 January 2023
A Night at the Museum is back with exclusive after hours access to Queensland Museum including Disney: The Magic of Animation, along with a range of other amazing activities for the whole family.
A Night at the Museum
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