Events & activities

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
Palaeo Playspace
02 June 2018 - 21 October 2018
Kids can join in the fun at the all new Palaeo Playspace
Palaeo Playspace
Become a SparkLab ambassador!
26 September 2018 - 14 December 2018
We’re looking for budding scientists to question, play, test, observe and talk – and help us celebrate SparkLab, our new Sciencentre experience!
Become a SparkLab ambassador!
Beau's Buddies
09 October 2018 09:45 AM - 13 December 2018 10:30 AM
A fun, free program of activities for children under 6.
Beau's Buddies
Dinosaurs Up Late
19 October 2018, 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Visit after dark and discover a prehistoric playground for people 18+ at a special child-free event.
Dinosaurs Up Late
Mad Hatter's Tea Party
21 October 2018, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Mad Hatter's Tea Party
Mad Hatter's Tea Party
Ipswich Libraries Pop-Up Fun
24 October 2018, 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Pop up fun for ages 0-6 years.
Ipswich Libraries Pop-Up Fun
Curator Tour
24 October 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join us for a curator led tour of the Museum.
Curator Tour
A Night at the Museum: Halloween
26 October 2018, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Boo! It’s a wicked night time adventure for our smallest ghouls, goblins and ghost busters.
A Night at the Museum: Halloween
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
27 October 2018 - 28 October 2018
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
Ipswich Libraries Pop-Up Fun
31 October 2018, 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Pop up fun for ages 0-6 years.
Ipswich Libraries Pop-Up Fun
Curator Tour
31 October 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join us for a curator led tour of the Museum.
Curator Tour
Speakeasy Saturday
03 November 2018, 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Monthly event celebrating the gritty exhibition Underworld.
Speakeasy Saturday
Steam Train Sunday
04 November 2018, 09:30 AM - 01:00 PM
One hour steam train trips through Brisbane.
Steam Train Sunday
Nippers Play & Learn
06 November 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Curator Conversation
07 November 2018, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Presented on the first Wednesday of each month at 2pm
Curator Conversation
Nippers Play & Learn
08 November 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Stained Glass Leadlighting - SOLD OUT
10 November 2018 - 11 November 2018
Make a beautiful stained glass leadlight panel in this two day workshop
Stained Glass Leadlighting - SOLD OUT
Remembrance Day service
11 November 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Join a service at the War Memorial to pay respect to all the Australians who made the supreme sacrifice.
Remembrance Day service
Museum Open Day
11 November 2018, 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM
It's FREE ENTRY on Museum Open Day!
Museum Open Day
BrisStyle Laneway Market
11 November 2018, 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Shop for handmade gifts at this pop-up market.
BrisStyle Laneway Market
Townsville's Pioneering Women
13 November 2018, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
On Tuesday 13 November, local historian Dr Dorothy Gibson-Wilde OAM will remember Townsville’s forgotten women.
Townsville's Pioneering Women
Ipswich Libraries Pop-Up Fun
14 November 2018, 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Pop up fun for ages 0-6 years.
Ipswich Libraries Pop-Up Fun
After Dark
16 November 2018, 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
After the ultimate post-work knock-off session that will impress a date and top up your science quota? Queensland Museum’s After Dark is for you!
After Dark
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
17 November 2018 - 18 November 2018
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
Behind the Scenes Tour
17 November 2018
Delve into the mysterious unseen world of the Museum’s collection stores with our expert tour guides. Discover our Social history, Anthropology and Biodiversity Collection.
Behind the Scenes Tour
Nippers Play & Learn
20 November 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Nippers Play & Learn
22 November 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Hand Made Under the Stars
22 November 2018, 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Our annual twilight artisan market
Hand Made Under the Stars
Blacksmithing 2 Day Project Workshop - SOLD OUT
24 November 2018 - 25 November 2018
Extend your blacksmithing skills and create a knife/hatchet
Blacksmithing 2 Day Project Workshop - SOLD OUT
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