Current exhibitions

Action Stations
Get hands-on with everyday science. Science is everywhere - at home, school, work and play. Discover what makes everyday things tick.
Action Stations
Body Zone
Your body - like you've never seen it before. Challenge it, move it, re-assemble it, confuse it. Collect your vital statistics. For a total hands-on, minds-on, body-on experience - jump in!
Body Zone
Deep Time
22 July 2017 - 15 April 2018
A fusion of art, science and technology, inspired by life 30 million years ago.
Deep Time
Discovery Centre
With thousands of objects, animals and fossils at your fingertips the Discovery Centre is a showcase of the museum’s collection and provides a rich interactive experience for all visitors. Discover answers to your questions about Queensland’s natural, social and cultural history.
Discovery Centre
ENERGEX Playasaurus Place
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.
ENERGEX Playasaurus Place
Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum
23 June 2017 - 28 January 2018
In an Australian exclusive, Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum is an international touring exhibition that will only be appearing at Queensland Museum.

The exhibition features more than 120 artefacts, interactive games and displays to reveal who gladiators were, where they lived and how they trained.

Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum
Lost Creatures
Lost Creatures is an epic Queensland story of the struggle to survive. Meet strange creatures, including our very own dinosaurs, giant marine reptiles and megafauna, and marvel at the diversity and immense size of creatures from our prehistoric past.
Lost Creatures
Michael Benson’s Otherworlds: Visions of our Solar System
04 March 2017 - 21 January 2018
Embark on a journey to the farthest reaches of the Sun’s planetary domain at Queensland Museum through the stunning photographic exhibition, Michael Benson’s Otherworlds: Visions of our Solar System featuring original music by Brian Eno.
Michael Benson’s Otherworlds: Visions of our Solar System
Perception Deception
16 September 2017 - 21 January 2018
Challenge how you make sense of your world by playing with perception, illusions and your senses in this hands-on Sciencentre exhibition.
Perception Deception
Sciencentre
An amazing minds-on hyperactive science discovery zone. Test yourself with hands-on activities including puzzles, illusions, brain twisters and physical challenges.
Sciencentre
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.
Wild State
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