- Queensland Museum, Melbourne Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101, Australia
- Daily 9.30am – 5pm
- 07 3153 3000
Queensland Museum is a museum of natural history, cultural heritage, science and human achievement that tells the changing story of Queensland, including First Nations history and culture.
The museum regularly hosts national and international touring exhibitions and also provides in-depth education experiences, innovative public programs, early childhood activities and entertaining holiday activities.
Permanent galleries include the redeveloped SparkLab, Sciencentre; the Anzac Legacy Gallery; the Discovery Centre where visitors can interact with hundreds of objects, animals and fossils; the Lost Creatures gallery about Queensland dinosaurs and megafauna; and the Wild State gallery showcasing Queensland’s unique biodiversity.
Behind the scenes, the museum is home to millions of objects, specimens and artefacts that make up the State Collection as well as several research and conservation laboratories.
For more than 160 years, Queensland Museum has been documenting, discovering, preserving and sharing Queensland’s natural and cultural heritage.
A popular destination for South East Queenslanders as well as visitors from around Australia and overseas, the museum has welcomed more than 23 million visitors since it was established at South Bank in 1986.