Exhibitions

Alice's Wonderland
22 June 2018 - 28 January 2019
A Most Curious Adventure
Alice's Wonderland
All Aboard
Get a sense of the story of rail in Queensland 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
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
See inside a diesel locomotive and drive the diesel cab simulator.
Diesel Revolution
Dinosaur rEvolution: Secrets of Survival
02 June 2018 - 21 October 2018
Explore the predatory prehistoric world of dinosaurs with animatronics, 3D models, close-to-life sized murals and fossil casts you can touch.
Dinosaur rEvolution: Secrets of Survival
Discover Tropical Queensland Gallery
Explore the environment of North Queensland through time, in the intriguing Discover Tropical Queensland.
Discover Tropical Queensland Gallery
Discovery Centre
We're building something new! The Discovery Centre will be closed for redevelopment from Monday 16 July 2018 until early 2019. Our ask an expert service will still be available during the temporary closure.
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
Glass Plates and Rail Justice
15 September 2018 - 24 February 2019
See glass plate negatives and hear rail justice stories from Queensland Railways.
Glass Plates and Rail Justice
Heritage of Helmets
One of the most significant collections of diving heritage on display in Australia.
Heritage of Helmets
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
Megafauna
Megafauna
Might & Muscle
The might and muscle of thousands of workers who built the rail network in Queensland.
Might & Muscle
Model Railway
See the largest model railway layout of Queensland.
Model Railway
Monkeys! A Primate Story
29 September 2018 - 28 January 2019
Go bananas for the world of primates at Queensland Museum’s latest exhibition, Monkeys! A Primate Story opening 29 September 2018 until 28 January 2019.
Monkeys! A Primate Story
Moving Goods
Moving goods around the state is one of the main functions of rail.
Moving Goods
Museum Collection & Storage
See our collection of railway heritage items and visit the John Douglas Kerr Reading Room.
Museum Collection & Storage
Museum Heritage Tour
Take a tour of the Museum showcasing some of its key collection items.
Museum Heritage Tour
Mystery Object Spring 2013
Can you guess what the Mystery Object was?
Mystery Object Spring 2013
Mystery Object Summer 2013-14
Can you guess what the Mystery Object was?
Mystery Object Summer 2013-14
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