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Events & exhibitions

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Current Exhibitions

Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous

Museum of Tropical Qld

Get ready to experience a close encounter with some of the most extraordinary creatures to ever walk the earth.

Townsville Turns 150

Museum of Tropical Qld

The story of Townsville from 1866 to the present ...

Colour - Secret Language of the Reef

Museum of Tropical Qld

Explores how coral and marine creatures on the Great Barrier Reef use colour, light, patterns and textures to communicate.

Enchanted Rainforest

Museum of Tropical Qld

Learn more about a typical North Queensland rainforest environment.

Museum of Tropical Qld

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Events Calendar

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Upcoming Events

  • Discover More Talks 2017

    10 January 2017 - 12 December 2017

    Discover more about the world around us in our monthly lecture series...

  • Night at the Museum

    31 March 2017, 05:30 PM - 08:00 PM

    Discover what happens at night when the Museum closes and see the dinosaurs before they go to bed.

  • Meet the Curator: Dr Maddy Fowler

    17 May 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Meet MTQ's new Senior Curator Maritime Archaeology, Dr Maddy Fowler, and discover more about MTQ's extensive maritime collection for National Archaeology Week 2017.

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