Exhibitions

Queensland Museum presents a diverse and changing program of exhibitions that tell the stories of Queenslanders. Join us and discover your place in the story.

Anzac Legacy Gallery including Mephisto on display
Uncover the stories, objects and journeys that trace how the First World War changed the face of Queensland and continues to shape our lives, a century later.
Anzac Legacy Gallery including Mephisto on display
Connections across the Coral Sea
19 August 2022 - 09 July 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
Crikey! Magazine Photography Competition
01 December 2022 - 27 February 2023
Australia Zoo's Crikey! Magazine Photography Competition started six years ago and has grown to be one of the largest of its kind in Australia, with thousands of entries being received from passionate photographers around the world.
Crikey! Magazine Photography Competition
Dinosaur Garden undercover play area
Discover our life-sized dinosaurs, how they lived and the food they ate. The Dinosaur Garden is a great space to rest and have refreshments. After refuelling, burn off some energy playing, learning, dancing and singing.
Dinosaur Garden undercover play area
Dinosaurs of Patagonia – opening March 2023
17 March 2023 - 02 October 2023
Discover the roarsome Dinosaurs of Patagonia featuring thirteen life-sized skeletons from South America's Age of Dinosaurs.
Dinosaurs of Patagonia – opening March 2023
Discovery Centre
Discovery Centre
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
Insects
15 September 2023 - 06 May 2024
Insects are everywhere, in a mind-blowing diversity of shapes, colours and species. This brand new exhibition, developed by Queensland Museum, will explore the surprising variety of ways insects do good - for the planet and humanity.

Insects
Lost Creatures - CLOSED FOR REFURBISHMENT UNTIL MID-2023
After almost 10 dino-mite years Lost Creatures is temporarily closed for refurbishment from 11 July 2022 to mid-2023.
Lost Creatures - CLOSED FOR REFURBISHMENT UNTIL MID-2023
Making Waves: A Century of Australian Coral Reef Science
12 August 2022 - 09 July 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
Minerals: Inspirational Treasures from the Earth
Discover more than 230 of the rarest and most amazing minerals and gems from around Australia and the world.
Minerals: Inspirational Treasures from the Earth
SparkLab, Sciencentre
Ignite your imagination in SparkLab, our new Sciencentre experience! Follow your curiosity and bring out your inner scientist as you question, investigate and wonder about the world around you.
SparkLab, Sciencentre
Wild State
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.
Wild State
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