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Calendar of upcoming events and exhibitions

SparkLab's Science Bar
01 January 2021 - 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
SparkLab's Maker Space
01 January 2021 - 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
Daily Discoveries
01 January 2021 - 31 December 2021
Join us in the Discovery Centre every day at 11am and 2pm to discover something new.
Daily Discoveries
SparkLab's Science on a Sphere explorations
01 January 2021 - 31 December 2021
Explore over 570 datasets at your fingertips!
SparkLab's Science on a Sphere explorations
Brickman® Wonders of the World
18 June 2021 - 30 January 2022
Brickman Wonders of the World is coming to Queensland Museum. It’s your chance to explore history’s greatest masterpieces, brought to life by LEGO® Certified Professional, and LEGO Masters Australia judge, Ryan ‘Brickman’ McNaught.
Brickman® Wonders of the World
Island Futures: What lies ahead for Zenadth Kes?
25 June 2021 - 25 April 2022
Facing the reality of rising sea levels and ensuring the continuation of culture, how do Torres Strait Islanders today maintain their strong sense of identity and place if home is underwater? Find out how in this powerful and vibrant exhibition!
Island Futures: What lies ahead for Zenadth Kes?
Sharing Stories of the Land, Sea and Sky
25 June 2021 - 25 April 2022
Reflect on what ‘home’ means to you as you weave your own ghost net creation and add your finished piece to the growing interactive landscape.
Sharing Stories of the Land, Sea and Sky
Shannon Novak: Biological Exuberance
26 November 2021 - 25 April 2022
Biological Exuberance will see Shannon Novak’s vivid and uplifting installations reimagine familiar spaces around the museum.
Shannon Novak: Biological Exuberance
Meet our Curators: In Conversation with Crustaceans
08 December 2021, 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Join Collection Manager of Marine Crustacea, Dr Marissa McNamara, for this fascinating discussion on Crustaceans.
Meet our Curators: In Conversation with Crustaceans
Animals Alive wildlife encounters
06 January 2022 11:30 AM - 08 January 2022 12:30 PM
Join Queensland Museum’s special guests, Geckoes Wildlife and their flying, climbing and burrowing wildlife ambassadors. See Australian animals up close including birds, mammals and reptiles.
Animals Alive wildlife encounters
SOLD OUT - Animals Alive wildlife encounters
06 January 2022 10:00 AM - 08 January 2022 11:00 AM
Join Queensland Museum’s special guests, Geckoes Wildlife and their flying, climbing and burrowing wildlife ambassadors. See Australian animals up close including birds, mammals and reptiles.
SOLD OUT - Animals Alive wildlife encounters
Animals Alive wildlife encounters
13 January 2022 11:30 AM - 15 January 2022 12:30 PM
Join Queensland Museum’s special guests, Geckoes Wildlife and their flying, climbing and burrowing wildlife ambassadors. See Australian animals up close including birds, mammals and reptiles.
Animals Alive wildlife encounters
Animals Alive wildlife encounters
13 January 2022 10:00 AM - 15 January 2022 11:00 AM
Join Queensland Museum’s special guests, Geckoes Wildlife and their flying, climbing and burrowing wildlife ambassadors. See Australian animals up close including birds, mammals and reptiles.
Animals Alive wildlife encounters
Masterclass with Ryan Brickman McNaught
13 January 2022, 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Join the only LEGO Certified Professional in the Southern Hemisphere Ryan 'Brickman' McNaught for an hour of LEGO® brick building power.
Masterclass with Ryan Brickman McNaught
Masterclass with Ryan Brickman McNaught
13 January 2022, 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Join the only LEGO Certified Professional in the Southern Hemisphere Ryan 'Brickman' McNaught for an hour of LEGO® brick building power.
Masterclass with Ryan Brickman McNaught
Masterclass with Ryan Brickman McNaught
14 January 2022, 08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Join the only LEGO Certified Professional in the Southern Hemisphere Ryan 'Brickman' McNaught for an hour of LEGO® brick building power.
Masterclass with Ryan Brickman McNaught
After Dark
14 January 2022, 05:00 PM - 08:30 PM
As the sun goes down, the museum comes alive for a very special adults only (18+) After Dark where you can hit the road and explore the greatest wonders of the world.
After Dark
SOLD OUT - A Night at the Museum
21 January 2022, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Ever wondered what happens at the museum when the doors close, the sun goes down and the moon comes out?
SOLD OUT - A Night at the Museum
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