Events & activities

Light Show
03 October 2016 - 23 June 2017
This live interactive science theatre show will shine some light on the science of light energy.
Light Show
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
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
Night at the Museum
31 March 2017, 05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Discover what happens at night when the Museum closes and see the dinosaurs before they go to bed.
Night at the Museum
Outback Safari
01 April 2017 - 17 April 2017
Let's go on an outback safari these school holidays!
Outback Safari
Steam Train Sunday
02 April 2017, 09:35 AM - 01:30 PM
One hour steam train trips through Brisbane.
Steam Train Sunday
Resin Jewellery Workshop
02 April 2017
Learn how to make your own jewellery by mixing and pouring resins into moulds and settings
Resin Jewellery Workshop
Resin Jewellery Teen Workshop
03 April 2017, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Resin jewellery workshop for teenagers
Resin Jewellery Teen Workshop
Science Magic Holiday Program
03 April 2017 - 13 April 2017
It’s cool, it’s fun, it’s awesome, it’s science!
Science Magic Holiday Program
Animal Academy: Investigating Creatures' Features
03 April 2017 - 09 April 2017
Walk, squeak or squawk on the wild side with the Queensland Museum during the April school holidays.
Animal Academy: Investigating Creatures' Features
Blacksmithing Teen Workshop
05 April 2017, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Blacksmithing workshop for teenagers
Blacksmithing Teen Workshop
Curator Conversation
05 April 2017, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Presented on the first Wednesday of each month at 2pm
Curator Conversation
Wood Whittling - Stick Man Teen Workshop
06 April 2017, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wood Whittling - Stick Man workshop for teenagers
Wood Whittling - Stick Man Teen Workshop
Millinery Teen Workshop with Michelle Jensen
07 April 2017, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Millinery workshop for teenagers
Millinery Teen Workshop with Michelle Jensen
A Night at the Museum
07 April 2017, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
A special night time adventure for our smallest visitors. Hands on experiments with Science Steve, live music with DJ Steph, face painters, balloon twisters and everyone’s favourite Wildlife Show.
A Night at the Museum
Blacksmithing Beginners Workshop
08 April 2017 - 09 April 2017
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Beginners Workshop
Airbrush Art Workshop
08 April 2017 - 09 April 2017
Create a night scene canvas and a black and white portrait in this two day workshop
Airbrush Art Workshop
Grandchester Express
08 April 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Get on-board this return steam train journey to historic Grandchester Station. Add Museum entry and make a whole day out.
Grandchester Express
It's Atomic
10 April 2017 - 12 April 2017
The everyday world is connected to an invisible world of small atoms. In these hands-on workshops, children discover molecules, atoms and sub-atomic particles, construct models, explore the properties of atoms and discover chemical reactions. For children ages 6-12 years.
It's Atomic
Twilight Science Magic
12 April 2017, 04:30 PM - 07:00 PM
Science Magic at Twilight!
Twilight Science Magic
Glass Bead Art Workshop
15 April 2017 - 16 April 2017
Make a set of gorgeous glass beads in this two day workshop
Glass Bead Art Workshop
Nippers Play & Learn
18 April 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Nippers Play & Learn
20 April 2017 10:30 AM - 18 April 2017 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Museum Twilight Markets
21 April 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
21 April 2017, 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Take a tour of the Museum by Torchlight!
Museum Torchlight Tours
After Dark SOLD OUT
21 April 2017, 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Are you ready to particle? Be transported into the heart of one of the greatest scientific experiments of our time: the Large Hadron Collider, After Dark. Featuring expert talks, demonstrations, live music and access to the entire museum.
After Dark SOLD OUT
Millinery Workshop with Johanna Guerin
22 April 2017 - 23 April 2017
Learn how to create a felt Cloche hat in this two day workshop
Millinery Workshop with Johanna Guerin
Leatherplaiting 3 Day Workshop
29 April 2017 - 01 May 2017
Learn how to cut and plait kangaroo leather and make your own belt or whip
Leatherplaiting 3 Day Workshop
Nippers Play & Learn
02 May 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Curator Conversation
03 May 2017, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Presented on the first Wednesday of each month at 2pm
Curator Conversation
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