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Events & exhibitions

Current Exhibitions

Inside: Life inside 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.

Sciencentre

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.

  • Behind the Scenes Tour

    16 August 2014, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Delve into the mysterious unseen world of the Museum’s Natural Environments and Cultural Environments collection stores with our expert tour guides. Behind the scenes, we have an amazing world to explore, with millions of objects and specimens.

  • Unlocking the Vault

    18 August 2014 - 22 August 2014

    National Science Week Event From the labs and collection stores to the gallery floors; meet our Scientists and Collection Managers as they bring out specimens from the ‘vault’.

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