Exhibitions

Colour - Secret Language of the Reef
Explores how coral and marine creatures on the Great Barrier Reef use colour, light, patterns and textures to communicate.
Colour - Secret Language of the Reef
Discover Tropical Queensland Gallery
Explore the environment of North Queensland through time, in the intriguing Discover Tropical Queensland.
Discover Tropical Queensland Gallery
Enchanted Rainforest
Learn more about a typical North Queensland rainforest environment.
Enchanted Rainforest
Heritage of Helmets
One of the most significant collections of diving heritage on display in Australia.
Heritage of Helmets
Pandora Gallery
The main attraction at the Museum of Tropical Queensland which 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.
Pandora Gallery
The Great Gallery
See the life-size replica of the bow of HMS Pandora – an imposing structure that is the centrepiece of the Museum of Tropical Queensland.
The Great Gallery
Towers of Tomorrow
09 May 2016 09:30 AM - 13 November 2016 05:00 PM
Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks showcases 15 skyline-defining towers including Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands, Taiwan’s Taipei 101, Japan’s Tokyo Skytree, Kuala Lumpur’s twin Petronas Towers and Sydney’s own Sydney Tower.
Towers of Tomorrow
Townsville Turns 150
15 February 2016 09:30 AM - 29 January 2017 05:00 PM
The story of Townsville from 1866 to the present ...
Townsville Turns 150
Your Shipwreck Adventure
Explore the mystery of a Great Barrier Reef shipwreck in this interactive exhibition, purpose build for young children.
Your Shipwreck Adventure
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