Past exhibitions

Eye of the Sahara
01 September 2014 09:30 AM - 30 November 2014 05:00 PM
Eye of the Sahara is a photographic portrayal of the culture, wildlife and natural history of the western Sahara Desert by adventurer and photographer Patrick Smallhorn-West.
Eye of the Sahara
Nurses from Zululand to Afghanistan
04 September 2014 09:30 AM - 26 October 0214 05:00 PM
The Australian War Memorial’s latest travelling exhibition Nurses: from Zululand to Afghanistan explores the involvement of nurses from the first known Australian in the Zulu War of 1879, right up to the experiences of the male and female nurses serving in recent conflicts and peacekeeping operations.
Nurses from Zululand to Afghanistan
Croc Country
21 November 2014 09:30 AM - 01 March 2015 05:00 PM
For more than 200 million years they've been waiting ...
Croc Country
SuperCroc
01 December 2014 09:30 AM - 19 April 2015 05:00 PM
Meet SuperCroc - an 11 metre long replica of a 9,000 kilogram 110 million year old ancient African monster croc.
SuperCroc
Townsville: the First 50 Years
01 December 2014 02:11 PM - 01 March 2015 05:00 PM
Discover scenes from the early years of Townsville ...
Townsville: the First 50 Years
Backyard Safari Photographic Exhibition
13 December 2014 09:30 AM - 15 March 2015 05:00 PM


An exhibition of wildlife and landscape photography submitted as part of the Museum's Backyard Safari Photography Competition 2014.
Backyard Safari Photographic Exhibition
2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year
21 March 2015 09:30 AM - 17 May 2015 05:00 PM
An exhibition of 100 award-winning images from this international photographic competition.
2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year
A Room for Wild Animals
04 April 2015 09:30 AM - 26 January 2016 05:00 PM
Take a walk on the wild side and see some of the Queensland Museum's awe-inspiring exotic taxidermy animals.
A Room for Wild Animals
Townsville: The Way We Were
25 April 2015 01:00 PM - 09 August 2015 05:00 PM
A photographic display of Townsville's Flinders Street during the time of the Great War.
Townsville: The Way We Were
Cape Cleveland Lighthouse
29 April 2015 09:30 AM - 28 June 2015 05:00 PM
Discover the story of Townsville's first lighthouse told by the last four lightkeeping families who lived on the cape.
Cape Cleveland Lighthouse
Freewheeling: Cycling in Australia
27 June 2015 09:30 AM - 05 October 2015 05:00 PM
Freewheeling explores the story of over 140 years of cycling in Australia and shows how bicycles have brought millions of people joy, excitement, freedom, even glory.
Freewheeling: Cycling in Australia
Charters Towers: 'The World' at their feet
27 July 2015 09:30 AM - 20 September 2015 05:00 PM
This display provides a glimpse into some of the most important elements of life in Charters Towers during the gold rush years.
Charters Towers: 'The World' at their feet
VP70 Photographic Display
15 August 2015 09:30 PM - 06 September 2015 05:00 PM
A special display to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.
VP70 Photographic Display
Our Home
08 September 2015 09:30 AM - 11 October 2015 05:00 PM
A Townsville State High School community-based art project.
Our Home
Measure Island
24 October 2015 09:30 AM - 13 March 2016 05:00 PM
Measure Island is a fun, hands-on exhibition with 22 interactive stations which take visitors on a journey through a make-believe jungle world with monuments and lost statues built by a long lost civilisation.
Measure Island
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
Portraits of Resiliency
02 April 2016 09:30 AM - 28 January 2010 05:00 PM
Portraits of Resiliency
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
Nestled
01 June 2016 09:30 AM - 16 October 2016 05:00 PM
If you were a bird, what would your dream home look like?
Nestled
The Hinchinbrook Way
09 June 2016 09:30 AM - 31 August 2016 05:00 PM
This exhibition showcases work by six artists who live in, and have been inspired by, the spectacular natural environment of the Hinchinbrook region.
The Hinchinbrook Way
Home Grown
08 October 2016 09:30 AM - 26 October 2016 05:00 PM
Home Grown aims to capture and celebrate the richness and diversity of architecture and visual art emerging from Townsville.
Home Grown
Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous
10 December 2016 09:30 AM - 09 July 2017 05:00 PM
Get ready to experience a close encounter with some of the most extraordinary creatures to ever walk the earth.
Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous
A Place to Call Home?
18 February 2017 09:30 AM - 30 April 2017 05:00 PM
A Place to Call Home?
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