Beyond being an exciting place to visit, the Museum of Tropical Queensland offers other products and services in a range of fields including:

Museum Development Officers

As part of Queensland Museum's Museum Development Officer (MDO) program, an MDO is based at the Museum of Tropical Queensland and services smaller museums in the region with advice, information and training.

Queensland Museum Loans

We are a distribution centre for the Queensland Museum Loans service for educators. We have loan kits available to use as a learning resource in the classroom. Visit Queensland Museum Loans or contact us for more information.

Coral identification

We provide a specialist coral identification service utilising our extensive collections and facilities as well as the expertise of our staff. This service is available to scientists, reef managers, conservation workers and aquarists for a small fee. For more information, contact us.


For a fee, we may also be able to assist with specialised advice regarding the conservation of objects and preparatory work for other institutions or museums. For more information, contact us.

Venue hire

Some of the spaces at the Museum of Tropical Queensland are available to hire for functions and events. See Venue Hire for more details.