G20 Leaders Summit 15-16 November 2014

Brisbane is the host city for the 2014 G20 Leaders' Summit, held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Bank on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 November.

Queensland Museum and Sciencentre will close for three days on Friday 14, Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 November, with normal opening hours at other times.. 

Special events around Brisbane in the lead-up to the summit include the free South Bank G20 cultural celebrations and  live music events , and the Brisbane Global Cafe, an expansive two-day forum on innovation and ideas.  


Queensland Museum and Precinct closure

The South Bank Cultural Precinct will support other G20 activities, and is included in the restricted zone.

Queensland Museum and Sciencentre will be closed Friday 14 November to Sunday 16 November. Please be aware of continued parking restrictions, road closures and changes to public transport in the South Brisbane area until Monday 17 November.


Opening hours at the other Cultural Precinct venues will vary over the weekend. Please see the QAGOMA, State Library of Queensland and Queensland Performing Arts Centre websites for more information.

Friday 14 November 2014 is a public holiday for the Brisbane local government area.


More information about the G20 Leaders' Summit is available from:
Community Information
Queensland Police
Queensland Government


Visit the following sites for public transport and traffic information:
Translink public transport information
Traffic and Travel Information
Brisbane's Airtrain | Airport. City. Gold Coast


Exhibitions of Interest

Queensland Museum welcomes visitors to Brisbane during the G20 Leaders’ Summit. Exhibitions on display at this time include: 

Undressed: 350 Years of Underwear in Fashion
 featuring more than 80 highlights from the extensive Victoria and Albert Museum’s, London collection and is the first time many of these items have ever been on public display.

Lost Creatures exploring Queensland’s long-lost inhabitants, including dinosaurs, giant marine reptiles and megafauna.

Dandiiri Maiwar Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Cultures Centre, a vibrant and living Cultures Centre showcasing Queensland's Aboriginal Peoples and Torres Strait Islanders.


Safety and Security

The Queensland and Commonwealth Governments are committed to the safety and security of visiting dignitaries, delegates and the community during the G20 Leaders' Summit.

The Cultural Precinct operates under a disaster and emergency management plan which provides actions and responses for emergencies with public safety a priority. The plan is regularly reviewed in collaboration with law enforcement and emergency services authorities including the Queensland Police Service to ensure the public safety of patrons visiting the Cultural Precinct is maintained. 



Queensland Museum welcomes media in Brisbane for the G20 summit. Please contact our  media team  to arrange a visit during opening hours or to request information about current and upcoming exhibitions.  


Event Details

14 November 2014 - 17 November 2014

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