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Events & exhibitions

Current Exhibitions

Inside: Life in Children's Homes and institutions

Queensland Museum

Inside explores the hidden history of people who grew up in children’s homes, orphanages and institutions in Australia in the Mid-20th century. From 9 August – 16 November.

4000 Species

Queensland Museum

The 4000 Species display is an interactive exhibition that takes visitors on a journey from discovery to naming.


Queensland Museum

An amazing minds-on hyperactive science discovery zone. Test yourself with hands-on activities including puzzles, illusions, brain twisters and physical challenges.

Lost Creatures

Queensland Museum

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.

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Upcoming Events

  • Anzac Centenary

    01 January 2014 - 31 December 2018

    Queensland Museum is marking 100 years since the First World War with a series of events, exhibitions and activities.

  • Art Exhibition

    18 August 2014 - 31 October 2014

    National Science Week Event. Art Exhibition: Underwater Wanderlust. An exhibition of young and emerging artists and designers responding to the mythical deep oceans exhibition.


    14 October 2014 - 31 October 2014

    rethink, repurpose, repair, reuse, re-educate

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