Events & exhibitions

Protection of Cultural Objects on Loan

Current Exhibitions


Museum of Tropical Qld

The Pandora Gallery tells the story of the ill-fated HMS Pandora, the ship sent by British Admiralty to capture the Bounty and her mutinous crew in 1790.

Your Shipwreck Adventure

Museum of Tropical Qld

Explore the mystery of a Great Barrier Reef shipwreck in this interactive exhibition, purpose built for young children.

Heritage of Helmets

Museum of Tropical Qld

One of the most significant collections of diving heritage on display in Australia.

Colour - Secret Language of the Reef

Museum of Tropical Qld

Explores how coral and marine creatures on the Great Barrier Reef use colour, light, patterns and textures to communicate.

Enchanted Rainforest

Museum of Tropical Qld

Learn more about and explore a typical North Queensland rainforest environment.

Museum of Tropical Qld

See more exhibitions

Events Calendar

View events calendar

Upcoming Events

  • Palaeo Playspace

    02 June 2018 - 25 November 2018

    Kids can join in the fun at the interactive Palaeo Playspace

  • Beau's Buddies

    09 October 2018 09:45 AM - 13 December 2018 10:30 AM

    A fun, free program of activities for children under 6.

  • Summer Days at the Museum

    15 December 2018 09:30 AM - 28 January 2019 05:00 PM

    Stay cool and breeze into the Museum these summer holidays with amazing science shows, activities and the new Sciencentre exhibition.

See more events