Opening hours & prices

Opening Hours

Open

9:30am to 5:00pm daily

Closed

Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Good Friday, Anzac Day

Prices

General Admission

Adult $15
Child (3-15; must be accompanied by an adult 18+) $8.80
Under 3 FREE
Concession (pensioner and full time student) $11
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children) $38

Local Admission*

Adult $7.50
Child (3-15; must be accompanied by an adult 18+) $4.40
Under 3 FREE
Concession (pensioner and full time student) $5.50
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children) $19

*Local admission prices apply to residents of the Townsville and Burdekin local government areas with proof of address.

Free admission applies to residents of the Charters Towers and Hinchinbrook local government areas with proof of address.

Discounts for pre-booked general admission groups over 10 people.

Free and discounted entry for locals

Locals enjoy free and discounted entry thanks to the support of these councils:

City of Townsville     Charters Towers Regional Council     Burdekin Shire Council     Hinchinbrook Shire Council

The Museum’s Community Pass program provides free and discounted entry to the Museum for residents from several Local Government Areas.

Residents from the Hinchinbrook and Charters Towers areas receive free entry, while Townsville and Burdekin locals pay half price entry.

FREE DAY FOR TOWNSVILLE AND BURDEKIN LOCALS

Townsville and Burdekin locals receive free entry on the second Tuesday of each month, excluding public holidays and school holidays.  Our regular Discover More Talks are held on the second Tuesday of most months, so Townsville and Burdekin locals who'd like to come to the talks can get in for free.

All local visitors aged 16+ must present identification as proof of their residential address to be eligible for free entry. One show of identification per group is not sufficient.

The Community Pass program commenced in 2003 and involves all of the immediate Local Government Areas in the Townsville region including Townsville City Council, Hinchinbrook Shire Council, Charters Towers Regional Council and Burdekin Shire Council.