Visit us

We’re open daily from 9:30am to 5pm.

General admission to the museum is free.

SparkLab and some special exhibitions and events are paid ticketed experiences. For SparkLabbuy tickets and book your session before you arrive. For unlimited entry to SparkLab, buy an Annual Pass today.  



Public holiday opening hours

Queensland Museum is closed on Good Friday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Open Anzac Day from 1:30pm.


Tips for planning your day

  • We are busiest in the morning before lunch
  • We prefer cashless payments, so please bring a contactless bank card
  • Share your snaps of your museum experiences with #myqldmuseum.

Food and Drink

  • Café Muse on Level 2 offers the best dino nuggets in town, great coffee, grab-and-go snacks, hot meals and treats the whole family
  • Water bubblers are available so bring along your water bottle and refill on the go
  • To help protect and preserve our collections, food and drinks cannot be consumed inside the museum.  

Family Visits

Pram access
The museum is accessible for parents bringing prams or strollers. Lift access via Anzac Legacy Gallery on Level 1. Lifts are located centrally inside the building to enable access to all levels of the museum. 

Family room
There is a Family Room located on Level 2. A fold-down change table is also available in the toilets on Level 1 and inside SparkLab. View the map.

Child-friendly eating
Café Muse on Level 2 has child-friendly menu options. High chairs are available upon request. 

Queensland Museum welcomes all visitors. View our accessibility plan and sensory resources. If you would like further information, please see our staff at the Cloak Room on Level 2 or call us on (07) 3153 3000.

Read our Conditions of Entry.