Exhibitions

Colour - Secret Language of the Reef
Explores how coral and marine creatures on the Great Barrier Reef use colour, light, patterns and textures to communicate.
Colour - Secret Language of the Reef
Dinosaur rEvolution: Secrets of Survival
02 June 2018 - 21 October 2018
Explore the predatory prehistoric world of dinosaurs with animatronics, 3D models, close-to-life sized murals and fossil casts you can touch.
Dinosaur rEvolution: Secrets of Survival
Discover Tropical Queensland Gallery
Explore the environment of North Queensland through time, in the intriguing Discover Tropical Queensland.
Discover Tropical Queensland Gallery
Enchanted Rainforest
Learn more about a typical North Queensland rainforest environment.
Enchanted Rainforest
Evolution: Torres Strait Masks
24 March 2018 09:30 AM - 02 September 2018 05:00 PM
An exhibition celebrating the rich and continuing history of mask making in Zenadh Kes (Torres Strait).
Evolution: Torres Strait Masks
Heritage of Helmets
One of the most significant collections of diving heritage on display in Australia.
Heritage of Helmets
Pandora Gallery
The main attraction at the Museum of Tropical Queensland, the Pandora Gallery tells the story of the ill-fated HMS Pandora, the ship sent by British Admiralty to capture the Bounty and her mutinous crew in 1790.
Pandora Gallery
The Great Gallery
Visit the Great Gallery and be awed by the incredible replica of HMS Pandora
The Great Gallery
Tonka the bare-nosed wombat
Following his untimely death, an international outpouring of grief and restoration works in Brisbane, Tonka the bare-nosed wombat returns to Townsville for display at the Museum of Tropical Queensland in December 2017.
Tonka the bare-nosed wombat
Your Shipwreck Adventure
Explore the mystery of a Great Barrier Reef shipwreck in this interactive exhibition, purpose build for young children.
Your Shipwreck Adventure
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