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
Making Waves: A Century of Australian Coral Reef Science
12 August 2022 - 09 July 2023
Step inside this celebration of 100 years of Australian coral reef science and find out how scientists are protecting our precious reefs for generations to come.
Making Waves: A Century of Australian Coral Reef Science
Connections across the Coral Sea
19 August 2022 - 09 July 2023
Travel across the iconic Coral Sea and explore the rich relationships of ancient First Nations communities – their trade, customs and connections.
Connections across the Coral Sea
Crikey! Magazine Photography Competition
01 December 2022 - 27 February 2023
Australia Zoo's Crikey! Magazine Photography Competition started six years ago and has grown to be one of the largest of its kind in Australia, with thousands of entries being received from passionate photographers around the world.
Crikey! Magazine Photography Competition
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
Disney's Encanto School Holiday Program
12 December 2022 - 16 December 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
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
Goodnight: Sleepover at the museum
13 January 2023 - 14 January 2023
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
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
Dinosaurs of Patagonia – opening March 2023
17 March 2023 - 02 October 2023
Discover the roarsome Dinosaurs of Patagonia featuring thirteen life-sized skeletons from South America's Age of Dinosaurs.
Dinosaurs of Patagonia – opening March 2023
Insects
15 September 2023 - 06 May 2024
Insects are everywhere, in a mind-blowing diversity of shapes, colours and species. This brand new exhibition, developed by Queensland Museum, will explore the surprising variety of ways insects do good - for the planet and humanity.

Insects
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