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Free Exhibitions


Anzac Legacy Gallery

Uncover the stories, objects and journeys that trace how the First World War changed the face of Queensland and continues to shape our lives, a century later.

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Discovery Centre

Showcasing more than 1300 objects, digital displays and more, get engaged, ask questions, discover, play and have fun in this exciting space.

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Dinosaur Garden 

Discover our life-sized dinosaurs, how they lived and the food they ate. Explore your food choices, energy hungry appliances and challenge your friends on the energy bikes as you explore energy in your world.

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Island Futures: What lies ahead for Zenadth Kes?

Torres Strait Islanders rich and enduring cultures and languages are inextricably linked to the place they call ‘home’. More than just a physical structure, an interconnectedness between people, place and knowledge is their foundation of identity. Now with the threat of rising sea levels, how do Torres Strait Islanders maintain their strong sense of identity and place if home is underwater?

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Lost Creatures

Lost Creatures introduces you to some of Queensland’s long-lost inhabitants, including dinosaurs and megafauna. Meet some of our state’s inhabitants from millions of years ago and marvel at their diversity and immense size.

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Wild State

This gallery highlights the extreme beauty, yet fragile state of each environment. It explores how we, the human race, need to protect and preserve our precious natural world for future generations.

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