Current exhibitions

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 - 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
Dinosaur Garden undercover play area - TEMPORARILY CLOSED
The Dinosaur Garden on Level 0 is temporarily closed until further notice.
We can’t wait to do the Stegosaurus Stomp with you again soon in the Dino Garden, but we are still closed. You can still say hello to your dinosaur friends through a range of viewing areas throughout the museum including windows on Level 2, the Mezz, Level 1 and SparkLab and of course on Grey Street.
Dinosaur Garden undercover play area - TEMPORARILY CLOSED
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
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
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 - 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
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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