A Night at the Museum

Celebrate National Science Week with a night time adventure at the Museum. Explore the five levels of science the Museum has to offer, including hands on activities, demonstrations and pop-up shows.

Saturday night 12 August 2017


  • Adult $21
  • Child (3-15 years) $15
  • Family (2 Adults + 2 Children) $60
  • Child (under 3) Free

Prices include all booking fees

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Museum Entry Points & Times:
5:00pm – 6:00pm: Level 0, Playasaurus place off Grey Street
5:30pm – 6:30pm: Level 2, Museum Shop door

Please note the Museum will close at 4.50pm and reopen for A Night at the Museum at 5pm.

AARNet's immersive 3D theatre

The night of fun includes:
  • Immersive 3D theatre with AARNet
  • Lights, lasers and technology with UQ Demo Troupe
  • Drones with Stem Punks
  • Virtual Songlines with virtual heritage developer and digital artist Brett Leavy
  • Holograms with BOP Industries
  • Parasite specimens with Parasitologist Dr Marissa McNamara
  • Liquid Nitrogen Show with Fizzics Education 
  • Muttaburrasaurus et al and the palaeoenvironment in Australia during Cretaceous times with Dr Matt Herne
  • Mad scientist tunes with DJ Steph
  • Robot Wars with Ipswich Rotobtics Sports Group
  • Burning questions of science with Dr Joel Gilmore
  • Taxidermy with Queensland Museum specialists



Food and Drink 
A selection of hot and cold family friendly food and drinks will available for purchase. The event is licensed. ID will be required to purchase alcohol.


National Science Week 2017, Australian Government Initiative and Inspiring Australia logos

Event Details

12 August 2017, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Level 0 ENERGEX Playasaurus Place

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