Events calendar

This is my heritage
01 August 2016 - 31 December 2018
Discover the profound connection that objects have to family, country and culture
This is my heritage
unsettle
10 February 2017 - 30 April 2018
A new artists-in-residence program at Queensland Museum will see Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people draw on the State Collection to inspire works of film, street and visual art, music and theatre. Running from February 2017 to April 2018, unsettle is a Digi Youth Arts Creative Initiative supported by Queensland Museum.
unsettle
Meteorites
15 September 2017 - 21 July 2018
Meteorites
Da Vinci Machines
09 December 2017 - 27 May 2018
Explore the mind of artist, scientist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci in this interactive exhibition for all ages.
Da Vinci Machines
Perception Deception
26 January 2018 - 15 July 2018
Challenge how you make sense of your world by playing with perception, illusions and your senses in this hands-on science exhibition.
Perception Deception
Tiny Worlds Photographic Display
05 February 2018 - 01 July 2018
See images of the most hidden parts of the body under the microscope.
Tiny Worlds Photographic Display
Discover More Talks 2018
09 February 2018 12:00 PM - 13 November 2018 01:00 PM
Discover more about the world around us in this long-running talk series.
Discover More Talks 2018
One Man's Passion
23 February 2018 - 29 July 2018
See model trains from the 'T-House Model Rail Collection'.
One Man's Passion
Insectarium
05 March 2018 - 27 May 2018
Explore the microscopic world of insects in a fantastic photographic display of Queensland Museum specimens.
Insectarium
A Ticket to Paradise?
10 March 2018 09:30 AM - 13 May 2018 05:00 PM
This touring exhibition examines the rich diversity of Australian immigrants and the government’s ambitious plans after World War II to encourage mass migration.
A Ticket to Paradise?
Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives
16 March 2018 - 26 August 2018
Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives
Evolution: Torres Strait Masks
24 March 2018 09:30 AM - 02 September 2018 05:00 PM
An exhibition celebrating the rich and continuing history of mask making in Zenadh Kes (Torres Strait).
Evolution: Torres Strait Masks
1982 Commonwealth Games Electric Van
28 March 2018 - 30 September 2018
See one of two Lucas Bedford electric vans used during the 1982 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane.
1982 Commonwealth Games Electric Van
Beau's Buddies
17 April 2018 09:45 AM - 28 June 2018 10:30 AM
A fun, free program of activities for children under 6.
Beau's Buddies
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
21 April 2018 - 22 April 2018
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
Discovery Day
24 April 2018, 09:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Join us for our Discovery Day for Little Learners, designed for under 6 years of age.
Discovery Day
An Evening with Da Vinci
27 April 2018, 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Join us for an evening inspired by da Vinci’s inventions
An Evening with Da Vinci
Nippers Play & Learn
01 May 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Curator Conversation - Meteorites
02 May 2018, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Presented on the first Wednesday of each month at 2pm
Curator Conversation - Meteorites
Curator Tour
02 May 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join us for a curator led tour of the Museum.
Curator Tour
Nippers Play & Learn
03 May 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives Teacher Preview
03 May 2018, 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Join us after-hours for a unique Professional Development event, which includes insight into museum practices and an exclusive exhibition viewing of Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives.
Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives Teacher Preview
Leatherplaiting Workshop - SOLD OUT
05 May 2018 - 07 May 2018
Make your own plaited belt or whip in this two day workshop
Leatherplaiting Workshop - SOLD OUT
Curator Tour
09 May 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join us for a curator led tour of the Museum.
Curator Tour
Museum Torchlight Tours
11 May 2018, 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Take a tour of the Museum by Torchlight!
Museum Torchlight Tours
Museum Twilight Markets
11 May 2018, 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Enjoy this Mother's Day market with handmade gifts, food trucks, live music and free craft workshops in Ipswich.
Museum Twilight Markets
Egyptian Mummies: Champagne and Sunsets
12 May 2018, 04:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Join us for an exclusive pre Mothers’ Day celebration at Queensland Museum on Saturday 12 May. Adults only.
Egyptian Mummies: Champagne and Sunsets
Mother's Day Breakfast
13 May 2018, 07:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Treat your Mum to a delicious Mother's Day breakfast
Mother's Day Breakfast
Nippers Play & Learn
15 May 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Curator Tour
16 May 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join us for a curator led tour of the Museum.
Curator Tour
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