Exhibitions

A Ticket to Paradise?
10 March 2018 09:30 AM - 13 May 2018 05:00 PM
This touring exhibition examines the rich diversity of Australian immigrants and the government’s ambitious plans after World War II to encourage mass migration.
A Ticket to Paradise?
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
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
Insectarium
05 March 2018 - 27 May 2018
Explore the microscopic world of insects in a fantastic photographic display of Queensland Museum specimens.
Insectarium
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
Access to the Great Gallery will be impacted from 10 July to 15 September as the Dinosaur Discovery exhibition makes way for our next blockbuster.
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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