School & Group Visits

A trip to the Museum of Tropical Queensland is an exciting experience of inquiry and discovery for all ages.

School Excursions

1. Choose your experience

The first step in planning a school or group visit to the museum is to find out what's on.  

2. Make a booking

It is essential that you book ALL school and group visits. This is to ensure that our staff are available to meet and assist your group, and that you have access to exhibitions and experiences.

Please book as early as possible and simply complete our School Inquiry Form. All levels of schooling from kindergarten to Year 12 are encouraged to visit the museum. All led programs and activities are developmentally appropriate, structured and conducted by our qualified Learning Officer and are complimentary to the current Australian Curriculum.

3. Prepare for your visit

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Group Visits

We welcome bookings from groups and special admission rates apply for groups of 10 or more. Prices start at just $12* per adult.

  • 10% off General Admission for groups of 10 or more
  • 20% off General Admission for groups for 20 or more

Facilities include:

  • Bus drop off zone
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Guided Museum tours
  • The Museum can also arrange light refreshments via the Museum café for a small additional cost.

*$12 per adult based on groups of 20 people or more

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Vacation Care Groups

Local Vacation and Outside School Hours Care groups may also take advantage of the $4.40 per child entry price. Vacation care groups have the opportunity to visit and participate in a wide range of activities during school holidays. Please see the Museum's event calendar for the upcoming exhibitions and school holiday programs.

Teachers and support parents are admitted free at a ratio of 1:5.

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Children's Birthday Parties

Have your birthday party at the Museum! Children’s Birthday Parties include a decorated table, party hats, hot party food, juice and an ice-cream cone.

  • Prices start at $27.50 per child including Museum entry

Visit our Museum Birthday Parties page for more information.

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For more information please call 074726 0600 or email info.mtq@qm.qld.gov.au

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