Calendar of upcoming events and exhibitions

SparkLab's Science Bar
01 December 2021 - 31 December 2022
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 Science on a Sphere explorations
01 December 2021 - 31 December 2022
Explore over 570 datasets at your fingertips!
SparkLab's Science on a Sphere explorations
Daily Discoveries
01 December 2021 - 31 December 2022
Join us in the Discovery Centre every day at 11am and 2pm to discover something new.
Daily Discoveries
SparkLab's Maker Space
01 December 2021 - 31 December 2022
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
Disney: The Magic of Animation
24 June 2022 - 22 January 2023
Uncover the magic behind almost 100 years of the Walt Disney Animation Studios in Disney: The Magic of Animation at Queensland Museum.
Disney: The Magic of Animation
Disney's Encanto School Holiday Program
28 June 2022 - 09 July 2022
Use your imagination to create a world of wonder and beauty with Disney’s Encanto School Holiday Program at Queensland Museum.
Disney's Encanto School Holiday Program
First Nations Storytelling
09 July 2022 10:00 AM - 10 July 2022 12:00 PM
Join us for NAIDOC Week with First Nations storytelling by local Traditional Owners at Wild State.
First Nations Storytelling
Sensory Friendly Days
23 July 2022
We’re turning the sound down and creating a relaxed, fun and supportive atmosphere that welcomes people on the autism spectrum or with sensory processing challenges to experience the museum, SparkLab and the wonder of Disney: The Magic of Animation.
Sensory Friendly Days
Little Learners Term 3
28 July 2022 - 02 September 2022
Little Learners Term 3
A Night at the Museum
29 July 2022
A Night at the Museum is back with exclusive after hours access to Queensland Museum including Disney: The Magic of Animation, along with a range of other amazing activities for the whole family.
A Night at the Museum
After Dark
05 August 2022, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
As the sun goes down, the museum comes alive. Discover the magic after hours at Queensland Museum at After Dark for adults 18+ including exclusive entry to Disney: The Magic of Animation.
After Dark
Goodnight: Sleepover at the museum
13 August 2022 - 14 August 2022
Jump into your PJs and pack your sleeping bag for an unforgettable night of adventure and excitement with a touch of movie magic.
Goodnight: Sleepover at the museum
Trivia Night
19 August 2022
Get ready to put your science knowledge to the test! Join us to celebrate National Science Week with energy expert and science communicator Dr Joel Gilmore with six rounds for museum trivia at its best.
Trivia Night
Unearthed FREE community event in Mackay
21 August 2022, 09:00 AM - 02:30 PM
Join us in Mackay for an action packed program of STEAM inspired entertainment for the whole family.
Unearthed FREE community event in Mackay
After Dark
02 September 2022, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
As the sun goes down, the museum comes alive. Discover the magic after hours at Queensland Museum at After Dark for adults 18+ including exclusive entry to Disney: The Magic of Animation.
After Dark
A Night at the Museum
16 September 2022
A Night at the Museum is back with exclusive after hours access to Queensland Museum including Disney: The Magic of Animation, along with a range of other amazing activities for the whole family.
A Night at the Museum
Disney's Encanto School Holiday Program
20 September 2022 - 01 October 2022
Use your imagination to create a world of wonder and beauty with Disney’s Encanto School Holiday Program at Queensland Museum.
Disney's Encanto School Holiday Program
Sensory Friendly Days
22 October 2022
We’re turning the sound down and creating a relaxed, fun and supportive atmosphere that welcomes people on the autism spectrum or with sensory processing challenges to experience the museum, SparkLab and the wonder of Disney: The Magic of Animation.
Sensory Friendly Days
A Night at the Museum
28 October 2022
A Night at the Museum is back with exclusive after hours access to Queensland Museum including Disney: The Magic of Animation, along with a range of other amazing activities for the whole family.
A Night at the Museum
After Dark
29 October 2022, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
As the sun goes down, the museum comes alive. Discover the magic after hours at Queensland Museum at After Dark for adults 18+ including exclusive entry to Disney: The Magic of Animation.
After Dark
Mini Disney Discovery
04 November 2022 - 25 November 2022
To celebrate Mickey and Minnie’s birthday month, little learners and their carers can take an enchanted adventure through Disney: The Magic of Animation exhibition.
Mini Disney Discovery
After Dark
02 December 2022, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
As the sun goes down, the museum comes alive. Discover the magic after hours at Queensland Museum at After Dark for adults 18+ including exclusive entry to Disney: The Magic of Animation.
After Dark
A Night at the Museum
09 December 2022
A Night at the Museum is back with exclusive after hours access to Queensland Museum including Disney: The Magic of Animation, along with a range of other amazing activities for the whole family.
A Night at the Museum
Sensory Friendly Days
15 December 2022
We’re turning the sound down and creating a relaxed, fun and supportive atmosphere that welcomes people on the autism spectrum or with sensory processing challenges to experience the museum, SparkLab and the wonder of Disney: The Magic of Animation.
Sensory Friendly Days
After Dark
19 January 2023, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
As the sun goes down, the museum comes alive. Discover the magic after hours at Queensland Museum at After Dark for adults 18+ including exclusive entry to Disney: The Magic of Animation.
After Dark
A Night at the Museum
20 January 2023
A Night at the Museum is back with exclusive after hours access to Queensland Museum including Disney: The Magic of Animation, along with a range of other amazing activities for the whole family.
A Night at the Museum
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