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! 

We now have FREE WiFi in all our galleries and the café!

Visitor information


70 – 102 Flinders Street, Townsville, Queensland
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9:30am to 5:00pm daily
Holiday opening hours

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What's on

Discover More Talks 2017

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

Indigenous Astronomy, Intangible Heritage and Land Rights

Indigenous Astronomy, Intangible Heritage and Land Rights - a free public talk by Dr Duane Hamacher

Meet the Curator: Dr Maddy Fowler

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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Things to do

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

10.30am - HMS Pandora Tour

11.30am – Special Exhibitions Tour

12pm – Permanent Exhibitions Tour

1.30pm – Dig Deeper Talk
This is your opportunity to ask one of our experienced staff about your favourite exhibition or collection object. This tour runs for 20 minutes.





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