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 and displays change on a regular basis and our school holiday programs are great for beating the holiday blues! 

Visitor information

Location

70 – 102 Flinders Street, Townsville, Queensland
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Open

9:30am to 5:00pm daily
Holiday opening hours

Prices

Adult $15.00 ($7.50 Townsville & Burdekin residents, Charters Towers and Hinchinbrook residents free)

Child 3-15 years $8.80 ($4.40 Townsville & Burdekin residents, Charters Towers and Hinchinbrook residents free)

Concession (Valid concession or student card must be presented upon entry) $11.00 ($5.50 Townsville & Burdekin residents, Charters Towers and Hinchinbrook residents free)

Family $38.00 ($19.00 Townsville & Burdekin residents, Charters Towers and Hinchinbrook residents free)

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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 - November

Discover more about the impact of fishing on the reef ...

Discover More Talk - December

Discover more about MTQ's behind-the-scenes research on isopods ...

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Things to do

Dig a little deeper into the stories behind the exhibitions and displays with a daily program of talks and tours

Daily Talks

10.30am - Special Exhibits Tour

11am - Running Out the Gun

11.30am - Dig Deeper Talk #1

12noon - Discover the Galleries Tour (of our permanent exhibitions)

1.30pm - Dig Deeper Talk #2

2.30pm - Running Out the Gun  

 

Runing Out the Gun 

Load and fire a cannon as they did in the 1700s, this interactive activity is fun for everyone.  Covered shoes are required if you'd like to be part of our gun crew.

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