There’s no need to pre-book general admission tickets. Simply arrive at Level 2 to enter the museum between 9:30am and 3pm (doors close at 4pm). 

Molecular identities lab

The Queensland Museum’s Molecular Identities Lab

The Molecular Identities Laboratory (MIL) at the Queensland Museum was established in 2002. Since then, the MIL has resulted in a significant expansion of the Queensland Museum’s scientific capacity and infrastructure.

Coupled with the development of the laboratory, the Queensland Museum also established a frozen tissue collection. The collection, which is an important national and international scientific resource, is currently growing at a rate of approximately 1000 samples per year.

The presence of a fully functioning genetic research laboratory at the Museum may come as a surprise to many visitors walking through our front door, leading many to ask:

Queensland Museum's Find out about... is proudly supported by the Thyne Reid Foundation and the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation.

Example of the frozen tissue collection