Events calendar

This is my heritage
01 August 2016 - 31 December 2017
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
A Room for Wild Animals
25 February 2017 - 26 November 2017
A Room for Wild Animals features 20 taxidermy specimens from the Queensland Museum collection.
A Room for Wild Animals
Michael Benson’s Otherworlds: Visions of our Solar System
04 March 2017 - 14 January 2018
Embark on a journey to the farthest reaches of the Sun’s planetary domain at Queensland Museum through the stunning photographic exhibition, Michael Benson’s Otherworlds: Visions of our Solar System featuring original music by Brian Eno.
Michael Benson’s Otherworlds: Visions of our Solar System
Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum
23 June 2017 - 28 January 2018
In an Australian exclusive, Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum is an international touring exhibition that will only be appearing at Queensland Museum.

The exhibition features more than 120 artefacts, interactive games and displays to reveal who gladiators were, where they lived and how they trained.

Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum
Fire and Ice Show
10 July 2017 - 08 December 2017
Explore states of matter with supercool liquid nitrogen and hot chemical reactions with fire.
Fire and Ice Show
Deep Time
22 July 2017 - 15 April 2018
A fusion of art, science and technology, inspired by life 30 million years ago.
Deep Time
This is my heritage
05 August 2017 - 21 January 2018
A new photographic exhibition.
This is my heritage
Great Barrier Reef photography display
05 August 2017 - 26 November 2017
Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef.
Great Barrier Reef photography display
Lustre: Pearling & Australia
02 September 2017 09:30 AM - 28 January 2018 05:00 PM
An insight into the gritty human story of pearling in Australia.
Lustre: Pearling & Australia
Manggan - gather, gathers, gathering
08 September 2017 09:30 AM - 26 November 2017 05:00 PM
Stories and art from nine tribal groups of rainforest people from far North Queensland.
Manggan - gather, gathers, gathering
Meteorites
15 September 2017 - 21 July 2018
Meteorites
Perception Deception
16 September 2017 - 21 January 2018
Challenge how you make sense of your world by playing with perception, illusions and your senses in this hands-on Sciencentre exhibition.
Perception Deception
Horrible Histories - Pirates: The Exhibition
16 September 2017 09:30 AM - 04 February 2018 05:00 PM
Horrible Histories - Pirates: The Exhibition
Nippers Play & Learn
21 November 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Nippers Play & Learn
23 November 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Hand Made Under the Stars
30 November 2017, 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Our annual twilight artisan market
Hand Made Under the Stars
After Dark
01 December 2017, 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Step back in time and explore first-hand what life was like as a gladiator in Ancient Rome. Featuring expert talks, demonstrations, live music and access to the entire museum.
After Dark
Nippers Play & Learn
05 December 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Curator Conversation
06 December 2017, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Presented on the first Wednesday of each month at 2pm
Curator Conversation
Nippers Play & Learn
07 December 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
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
Insectarium
09 December 2017 - 21 January 2018
See bugs both large and small these school holidays!
Insectarium
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
Pirates Holiday Program
09 December 2017 09:30 AM - 21 January 2018 05:00 PM
Pirates Holiday Program
Summer School Holidays - Da Vinci
11 December 2017 09:30 AM - 19 January 2018 03:00 PM
Da Vinci Summer School Holiday Activities
Summer School Holidays - Da Vinci
Museum Twilight Markets
15 December 2017, 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Enjoy South East Queensland’s best handmade markets with food trucks, live music and free craft workshops in Ipswich.
Museum Twilight Markets
Museum Torchlight Tours
15 December 2017, 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Take a tour of the Museum by Torchlight!
Museum Torchlight Tours
Curator Conversation
07 February 2018, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Presented on the first Wednesday of each month at 2pm
Curator Conversation
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
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