Events & activities

Nippers Play & Learn
19 October 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Museum Twilight Markets
20 October 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
20 October 2017, 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Take a tour of the Museum by Torchlight!
Museum Torchlight Tours
Millinery Workshop with Johanna Guerin
22 October 2017, 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Learn how to create fun and feathery free-form fascinators from sinamay
Millinery Workshop with Johanna Guerin
A Night at the Museum
27 October 2017, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Boo! A special night time adventure for our smallest ghouls, goblins and ghost busters. Hands on activities, live music, face painters, balloon twisters and more.
A Night at the Museum
Silversmithing Workshop
28 October 2017 - 29 October 2017
Create a custom silver chain in this two day workshop
Silversmithing Workshop
Halloween Express
28 October 2017
Dress up as your favourite Halloween character & board vintage carriages for a special night-time steam train journey through the river city.
Halloween Express
Curator Conversation
01 November 2017, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Presented on the first Wednesday of each month at 2pm
Curator Conversation
After Dark
03 November 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
Coopering Workshop (bucket making)
04 November 2017 - 05 November 2017
Make a traditional coopered bucket in this two day workshop
Coopering Workshop (bucket making)
Steam Train Sunday
05 November 2017, 10:15 AM - 01:30 PM
One hour steam train trips through Brisbane.
Steam Train Sunday
Nippers Play & Learn
07 November 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Nippers Play & Learn
09 November 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Remembrance Day service
11 November 2017, 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 2017
See the Museum showcased at this FREE DAY for Ipswich residents.
Museum Open Day
Blacksmithing Beginners Workshop
18 November 2017 - 19 November 2017
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Beginners Workshop
Stick Furniture Workshop
18 November 2017 - 19 November 2017
Make your own shaving horse in this two day workshop
Stick Furniture Workshop
Behind the Scenes Tour
18 November 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Delve into the mysterious unseen world of the Museum’s Biodiversity and Cultures and Histories collection stores with our expert tour guides.
Behind the Scenes Tour
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
Apply now to be part of 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
Steam Train Sunday
03 December 2017, 10:15 AM - 01:30 PM
One hour steam train trips through Brisbane.
Steam Train Sunday
Nippers Play & Learn
05 December 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Nippers Play & Learn
07 December 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Insectarium
09 December 2017 - 21 January 2018
See bugs both large and small these school holidays!
Insectarium
Christmas Express
09 December 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Catch the Christmas spirit with a festive return steam train journey to historic Grandchester station.
Christmas Express
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
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