Bookings are essential to visit Queensland Museum. Find out more information here.

Opening Hours and Prices – Bookings essential

Queensland Museum and SparkLab, Sciencentre are open with changes in line with the Queensland Government’s COVID Safe Roadmap to Recovery, which includes timed sessions to control visitor numbers in our galleries and spaces.

Please note Queensland Museum and SparkLab, Sciencentre are closed on Good Friday, Anzac Day from 1:30 pm, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Bookings are essential and sessions are limited.


Visiting the museum

From 7 September you will be allowed to stay until 12:30pm for morning sessions and 4:00pm for afternoon sessions. If you would like to optimise your time at the museum, please book into the start of a morning or afternoon session at 9:30am or 1:00pm. All session times are available Monday – Sunday.  

  1. Bookings are essential to visit 
  2. Make sure you read our Conditions of Entry
  3. Select your desired day and session time and proceed to checkout
  4. Provide your contact details upon booking to assist with any contact tracing (if required)
  5. Show your ticket on your phone at the door for scanning (or print your ticket at home) 
  6. Upon arrival please scan the QR code to complete a contact tracing form for Queensland Health and display your green confirmation tick to our friendly staff.

Visiting SparkLab

To visit SparkLab, you will need to purchase a ticket for standard a session time. Your SparkLab ticket includes entry to the museum.

Spaces and sessions are limited at this time and will be available Monday – Sunday, with the first session at 10am and last session from at 2pm.

  1. Purchase a ticket through our ticketing provider
  2. Your SparkLab ticket includes museum entry, you do not need to also book a free timed ticketed
  3. Make sure you read our Conditions of Entry 
  4. Upon arrival please scan the QR code to complete a contact tracing form for Queensland Health and display your green confirmation tick to our friendly staff
  5. Please note some of the interactives will be closed, please visit the SparkLab website for more information
  6. General Public must book a ticket to SparkLab, this ticket will include entry to the museum for the allocated time.

Visiting as an Annual Pass holder

We have a reserved ticket allocation for our valued Annual Pass holders to visit SparkLab, so simply arrive and show your valid Annual Pass for free entry to SparkLab at the start of your chosen session. SparkLab is open daily with session times at:

10am - 11:30am
12pm - 1:30pm
2pm - 3:30pm

Please note: you will need to complete a contact tracing form upon entering the museum.

Want to become an Annual Pass holder? BUY AN ANNUAL PASS

Changed Conditions of Entry

The health and safety of our guests is a major priority when visiting the museum. To assist with social distancing, there will be some changed conditions when visiting the museum. To find out more information, click here.

We thank you for your patience with us during this time and look forward to seeing you once again. 

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