Visit us

Discover the natural and cultural heritage of North Queensland at the Museum of Tropical Queensland, the northernmost campus of Queensland Museum.

Our exhibitions are entertaining and informative and our school holiday programs are a fun way to beat the holiday boredom!


Visitor information


70 – 102 Flinders Street, Townsville, Queensland
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9:30am to 5:00pm daily
Holiday opening hours


Adult $15.00 ($7.50 Townsville & Burdekin residents)

Child 3-15 years $8.80 ($4.40 Townsville & Burdekin residents)

Concession (Valid concession or student card must be presented upon entry) $11.00 ($5.50 Townsville & Burdekin residents)

Family $38.00 ($19.00 Townsville & Burdekin residents)

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What's on

Discover More Talks

Discover more during our free monthly talks on a wide range of topics.

Discover More Talk - August

Discover more about climate change and the reef ...

Discover More Talk - September

Discover more about human evolution ...

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Things to do

Run Out the Gun 

Load and fire a cannon as they did in the 1700s, this interactive activity is fun for everyone. 

Starts at 11am & 2.30pm daily in the Great Gallery.

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