Exhibitions

Queensland Museum presents a diverse and changing program of exhibitions that tell the stories of Queenslanders. Join us and discover your place in the story.

Coral Coast
Queensland is home to the Great Barrier Reef as well as six of the world’s seven marine turtle species, 20 of the world’s 54 sea snake species and the saltwater crocodile. Take a journey under the sea and explore life with our marine reptiles.
Coral Coast
Curators of Cool
10 June 2013 - 10 June 2014
Our exciting new project shows you our collection through the eyes of six internationally influential stylists, editors, authors, architects and designers.
Curators of Cool
Dandiiri Maiwar
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultures Centre.Dandiiri Maiwar celebrates, from a traditional and contemporary perspective, Queensland's two distinct Indigenous cultures through stories, film, artefacts, photographs, art and music.
Dandiiri Maiwar
Deep Oceans
28 March 2014 - 06 October 2014
Journey with us deep below the Earth’s surface to this dark and mysterious world in our new exhibition. Deep Oceans showcases strange real-life creatures as well as myths and legends about fearsome monsters of the deep.
Deep Oceans
Discover Queensland
Discover Queensland presents objects, photographs and stories that capture the history, geography and social fabric of Queensland. There are stunning images, state-of-the-art technology, children's interactives and fascinating Queensland stories - all encouraging us to get out and discover our wonderful State.
Discover Queensland
Discovery Centre
With thousands of objects, animals and fossils at your fingertips the Discovery Centre is a showcase of the museum’s collection and provides a rich interactive experience for all visitors. Discover answers to your questions about Queensland’s natural, social and cultural history.
Discovery Centre
ENERGEX Playasaurus Place
Discover our life-sized dinosaurs, how they lived and the food they ate. Explore your food choices, energy hungry appliances and challenge your friends on the energy bikes as you explore energy in your world.
ENERGEX Playasaurus Place
INVENTory
INVENTory is an active, hands-on space offering activities all year round. Using themes from Museum collections and exhibitions, INVENTory shows that recycled and sustainable materials offer a huge range of possibilities to imagine and invent with unexpected results.
INVENTory
Lost Creatures
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.
Lost Creatures
Remember me: the lost diggers of Vignacourt
05 April 2014 - 20 July 2014
In partnership with the Australian War Memorial, the Queensland Museum will host the Remember Me: the lost diggers of Vignacourt exhibition from April 5 2014.
Remember me: the lost diggers of Vignacourt
Rock Around the Block: Rock ‘N’ Roll George, Brisbane Legend
20 January 2012 - 30 June 2014
Discover the story behind Brisbane legend Rock 'N' Roll George and see behind the scenes and uncover the intricate scientific processes involved in looking after heritage objects as conservation work takes place on George’s car in the gallery.
Rock Around the Block: Rock ‘N’ Roll George, Brisbane Legend
Sciencentre
An amazing minds-on hyperactive science discovery zone. Test yourself with hands-on activities including puzzles, illusions, brain twisters and physical challenges.
Sciencentre
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