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Calendar

SparkLab's Maker Space
24 August 2020 - 31 December 2021
Imagine and design solutions to challenging questions posed at the Maker Space. Maker Space is included as part of your SparkLab ticket.
SparkLab's Maker Space
Sea Monsters
20 November 2020 - 03 May 2021
See some of the largest, fiercest and most successful predators ever that lived in Earth’s oceans.
Sea Monsters
SparkLab's Science Bar
01 December 2020 - 31 December 2021
Get up close with live science experiments and demonstrations where the audience get to ask questions, predict outcomes and direct part of the investigation. Science Bar programs change daily.
SparkLab's Science Bar
SOLD OUT | Sea Monsters Torchlight Tours - Adults Only (18+)
05 March 2021 - 30 April 2021
Join us after hours for an adult only intimate guided tour of Sea Monsters by torchlight.
SOLD OUT | Sea Monsters Torchlight Tours - Adults Only (18+)
The Residents by Craig Walsh
24 March 2021 - 28 March 2021
Working alongside Queensland Museum Craig has created stylised, high-definition projections of sea monsters known to have inhabited the Brisbane River millions of years ago!
The Residents by Craig Walsh
Live Snake Feeding
24 March 2021 10:00 AM - 28 March 2021 11:00 AM
Watch our pythons being fed and listen to one of our experts explain their unique feeding adaptations and more.
Live Snake Feeding
A Night at the Museum
26 March 2021, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Experience firsthand the size and majestic beauty of these prehistoric ocean predators at our exhibition Sea Monsters. Plus Dr Karl will be in the house to answer all your questions!
A Night at the Museum
After Dark
27 March 2021, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
As the sun goes down, mysteries of the deep will be revealed at the museum for a very special adults only After Dark.
After Dark
Trapdoor Spiders with Michael Rix
27 March 2021, 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of trapdoor spiders and their kin – the master architects of the spider world.
Trapdoor Spiders with Michael Rix
Ancient Sea Monsters with Espen Knutsen
27 March 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join Queensland Museum palaeontologist Dr Espen Knutsen on a journey of discovering these monsters of the deep.
Ancient Sea Monsters with Espen Knutsen
Scientific Illustration with Geoff Thompson
28 March 2021, 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Join Queensland Museum’s award-winning, scientific illustrator and deep-focus photographer Geoff Thompson as he explores the ways scientists have captured their images and work through the ages.
Scientific Illustration with Geoff Thompson
Photography with Gary Cranitch
28 March 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
From the vast coastline to the inland borders, Gary’s images will leave you feeling awed, delighted and proud to be a Queenslander.
Photography with Gary Cranitch
Sea Monsters Torchlight Tours
06 April 2021 - 09 April 2021
As the sun begins to set, and the lights go off, the creatures of the deep come to life in a special tour of Sea Monsters by torchlight.
Sea Monsters Torchlight Tours
Under the Sea - Live Animal Encounters
13 April 2021 - 16 April 2021
Make a splash with us these holidays and meet live sea creatures!
Under the Sea - Live Animal Encounters
Museum Workshops: Watercolour
15 April 2021, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Paint Queensland’s story at a guided Painting Workshop with local artist Greer Townshend. You’ll learn how to craft stunning watercolours of objects from our collection.
Museum Workshops: Watercolour
Collecting Antiquities During Wartime
22 April 2021, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Join us to commemorate Anzac Day on Thursday 22 April for a free talk by UQ’s RD Milns Antiquities Museum Manager and Curator James Donaldson, together with Queensland Museum’s Senior Curator of Archaeology Dr Brit Asmussen.
Collecting Antiquities During Wartime
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