Exhibitions

A Place to Call Home?
18 February 2017 09:30 AM - 30 April 2017 05:00 PM
A Place to Call Home?
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
Action Stations
Get hands-on with everyday science. Science is everywhere - at home, school, work and play. Discover what makes everyday things tick.
Action Stations
All Aboard
Get a sense of the story of rail in Queensland and prepare for your visit with this introductory exhibit in the foyer of the Museum.
All Aboard
Autumn 2013 Mystery Object
Can you guess what the Mystery Object was?
Autumn 2013 Mystery Object
Body Zone
Your body - like you've never seen it before. Challenge it, move it, re-assemble it, confuse it. Collect your vital statistics. For a total hands-on, minds-on, body-on experience - jump in!
Body Zone
Colour - Secret Language of the Reef
Explores how coral and marine creatures on the Great Barrier Reef use colour, light, patterns and textures to communicate.
Colour - Secret Language of the Reef
Dec 2011 - Feb 2012 Mystery Object
Can you guess what the Mystery Object was?
Dec 2011 - Feb 2012 Mystery Object
Diesel Revolution
Diesel locomotives are large, powerful machines. See inside a diesel locomotive and test your skill on the diesel cab simulator.
Diesel Revolution
Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous
10 December 2016 09:30 AM - 09 July 2017 05:00 PM
Get ready to experience a close encounter with some of the most extraordinary creatures to ever walk the earth.
Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous
Discover Tropical Queensland Gallery
Explore the environment of North Queensland through time, in the intriguing Discover Tropical Queensland.
Discover Tropical Queensland Gallery
Discovery Centre
With thousands of objects, animals and fossils at your fingertips the Discovery Centre is a showcase of the museum’s collection and provides a rich interactive experience for all visitors. Discover answers to your questions about Queensland’s natural, social and cultural history.
Discovery Centre
Enchanted Rainforest
Learn more about a typical North Queensland rainforest environment.
Enchanted Rainforest
ENERGEX Playasaurus Place
Discover our life-sized dinosaurs, how they lived and the food they ate. Explore your food choices, energy hungry appliances and challenge your friends on the energy bikes as you explore energy in your world.
ENERGEX Playasaurus Place
Energy For Life Discovery Centre
Find the energy in and around you
Energy For Life Discovery Centre
Feb - May 2011 Mystery Object
Can you guess what the Mystery Object is?
Feb - May 2011 Mystery Object
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
Happy Birthday Play School
28 March 2017 - 30 July 2017
Happy Birthday Play School - Celebrating 50 Years
Happy Birthday Play School
Heritage of Helmets
One of the most significant collections of diving heritage on display in Australia.
Heritage of Helmets
Heritage Railway Workshops Tours
Step into the engine room of Queensland Rail's Heritage Rollingstock Maintenance.
Heritage Railway Workshops Tours
In Search of Ancient Queensland
04 February 2017 - 31 December 2017
Get a glimpse of Queensland’s past through outstanding fossil record imagery
In Search of Ancient Queensland
Ipswich Railway Workshops
The Ipswich Railway Workshops was an essential part of Queensland Railways. Discover the stories of the people who worked here.
Ipswich Railway Workshops
Jun - Aug 2011 Mystery Object
Can you guess what the Mystery Object is?
Jun - Aug 2011 Mystery Object
Jun - Aug 2012 Mystery Object
Can you guess what the Mystery Object was?
Jun - Aug 2012 Mystery Object
Life on the Line
This photographic exhibition features the many and varied tasks that railway workers have performed over the years. From building and maintaining track to driving trains, a large number of people work behind the scenes to ensure that trains run safely and passengers arrive at their destinations on time.
Life on the Line
Lost Creatures
Lost Creatures is an epic Queensland story of the struggle to survive. Meet strange creatures, including our very own dinosaurs, giant marine reptiles and megafauna, and marvel at the diversity and immense size of creatures from our prehistoric past.
Lost Creatures
Mar - May 2012 Mystery Object
Can you guess what the Mystery Object was?
Mar - May 2012 Mystery Object
Mathamazing
01 April 2017 - 03 September 2017
Play and inspire mathematical curiosity in the hands-on exhibition Mathamazing. Giant puzzles, curious challenges, predictions, probability and more.
Mathamazing
Michael Benson’s Otherworlds: Visions of our Solar System
04 March 2017 - 02 July 2017
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
Might & Muscle
The might and muscle of thousands of workers who built the rail network in Queensland.
Might & Muscle
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