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After Dark

After a sell-out year, don’t miss the final After Dark session for 2018!

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It's the ultimate post-work knock-off session that will impress a date and top up your science quota. Enjoy expert talks, science demonstrations and displays, live music and entertainment.

Entry is via the main door on Level 2 of the Museum from 5.30pm.

After dark wildlife showTickets

Adult (18+ only): $21
Annual Pass holder: $18.90*
Price includes all booking fees.

Your night at a glance


5.30pm - 9pm

Demonstrations, Tours and Talks

  • 5.30pm - 9pm, Discovery Centre Pop-Up, Level 2
    Can you identify our distant and not so distant relatives from their replica primate skulls in our Primate Lineup?

  • 5.30pm - 9pm, Taxidermy, Level 2
    Meet a Queensland Museum expert and talk all things taxidermy! View real-life specimens and learn about the taxidermy process with demonstrations.

  • 6pm - 8pm, Geckos Wildlife, Level 4
    Get up close to furry, feathery and scaly friends of the bush.

  • 6pm, 7pm & 8pm, Anzac Legacy Gallery Curator Tour, Level 1 
    Join Dr Geraldine Mate as she shares intimate knowledge of the Collection items on display and the fascinating stories of their journey from the battlefields to the Museum. Tour duration is 20 minutes.

  • 6.30pm & 7.30pm, What Primates Teach Us About Being Human, Level 2, Theatre
    Human Evolution expert Dr Tanya Smith from Griffith University will turn back time to reveal the secrets of ancient teeth, the stories they tell of human evolution and what we can learn from our primate cousins. Talk duration is 20 minutes. 

Food and drinks will be available for purchase on the night. This is an 18+, adults-only event. ID will be requested on entry and to purchase alcohol.

*Annual Pass to be presented with ticket on entry.




Event Details

16 November 2018, 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM

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