Science Works!

Science for Life! graphic

Celebrate National Science Week at Queensland Museum South Bank.

Meet Queensland Museum scientists as they show specimens and talk about their work. Enjoy a range of fascinating science activities, exhibits, public lectures by journalist and broadcaster Robyn Williams, information on careers, plus Free Radical chemistry.

Visitor engaging with a Scientist Meet our scientists

Science Works!

Queensland Museum brings the laboratory to the gallery floor.

Queensland Museum scientists will showcase careers in science; current research and demonstrate ‘Scientists doing Science’ on the gallery floors.

Visitors can engage with Scientists, see them at work, discuss research and get hands on. Explore the relevance of science in our everyday world.

  • Sat14 Geosciences
  • Sun 15 Archaeology and Science & Technology
  • Mon 16 Sessile Marine Invertebrates
  • Tues 17 Molluscs & Crustaceans
  • Wed 18 Fishes & Parasitology
  • Thurs 19 Molecular Identities Lab
  • Fri 20 Arachnids
  • Sat 21 Herpetology, Mammals & Birds

Type: Hands-on activity
Audience: All ages
When: Sat 14 – Sat 21 August, 10am – 2pm daily
Where: Level 2 Queensland Museum South Bank
Cost: Free. Bookings essential for all schools and groups.
Minimum Numbers: No minimum. Recommend working in small groups of 5.
Duration: Free choice. Recommend minimum of 15 min to explore specimens and talk to Scientists.


Supported by the Australian Government as part of National Science Week.

National Science Week 2010