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
Discover More Talks 2017
10 January 2017 - 12 December 2017
Discover more about the world around us in our monthly lecture series...
Discover More Talks 2017
In Search of Ancient Queensland
04 February 2017 - 19 November 2017
Get a glimpse of Queensland’s past through outstanding fossil record imagery
In Search of Ancient Queensland
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 - 21 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
Happy Birthday Play School
28 March 2017 - 15 October 2017
Happy Birthday Play School - Celebrating 50 Years
Happy Birthday Play School
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 - 05 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
Whodunit? Trail
14 September 2017 09:30 AM - 02 October 2017 03:00 PM
Solve the case of the disappearing Northern Quoll
Whodunit? Trail
Meteorites
15 September 2017 - 21 July 2018
Meteorites
What's on during Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers
15 September 2017 - 24 September 2017
Discover Cobb+Co Museum during the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers
What's on during Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers
Hanging Basket Competition
15 September 2017 - 24 September 2017
Spectacular hanging basket display for Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers
Hanging Basket Competition
Holiday Science Theatre Shows
16 September 2017 - 01 October 2017
Be part of the show in the Sciencentre's holiday science theatre shows. Explore scientific concepts, take part in experiments and demonstrations and bring everyday science to life. Topics include the Light Show, Balloon Show, Electricity Show, Sound Show, and Fire and Ice Show.
Holiday Science Theatre Shows
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
Museum Zoo
16 September 2017 - 02 October 2017
Let the cubs loose at the Museum Zoo these school holidays!
Museum Zoo
Gladiator School
18 September 2017 - 29 September 2017
Create a helmet, learn the moves and strike a pose in this Gladiator training school holiday workshop for children 7 - 12 years.
Gladiator School
Blacksmithing Beginners Workshop
23 September 2017 - 24 September 2017
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Beginners Workshop
Sensory Friendly Day
27 September 2017
We'll turn the sound down to create an engaging and fun space for children with sensory processing difficulties.
Sensory Friendly Day
Wheelwrighting Workshop
30 September 2017 - 04 October 2017
Make a complete 12 spoke wagon wheel in this five day workshop
Wheelwrighting Workshop
Nippers Play & Learn
03 October 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Curator Conversation - Remembering Multuggerah
04 October 2017, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Presented on the first Wednesday of each month at 2pm
Curator Conversation - Remembering Multuggerah
Nippers Play & Learn
05 October 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Lost Trades Fair - Toowoomba 2017
07 October 2017 10:00 AM - 08 October 2017 04:00 PM
The Lost Trades Fair will bring master artisans to share their skills in traditional trades.
Lost Trades Fair - Toowoomba 2017
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