Summer Days at the Museum

Now on until Monday 28 January 2019

These summer holidays when it's hot outside, the Museum is the cool place to be with a new science exhibition, awesome events and interactive activities for children of all ages.

Buy Museum admission tickets online or purchase at the door.


9.30 - 5pm
Free with admission

NEW! Sciencentre 

A discovery-zone with plenty of fun where you can get hands on with more than 20 interactive exhibits and discover how science is in the things we do every day. 

Construction Zone 

Stack, channel and build - the Big Blue Blocks and LEGO® maker spaces will make for hours of imaginative play these school holidays. 

Hands-on exhibitions

Go on a shipwreck adventure to find missing artefacts, dive down into the Great Barrier Reef, explore the canopy of a rainforest and much more!


Science ShowOffs

Tuesday 8 January – Thursday 10 January

10.30am, 12pm and 1.30pm

Find the fun in science with Dr Graham Walker and his action-packed shows that help kids to explore the science we see in our daily lives. Shows are included with Museum admission.

3D Planetarium

Tuesday 15 January – Thursday 17 January


Immerse yourself in a 3D experience that takes you across the Earth's surface, our solar system and beyond. Two great films to choose from, duration 25 minutes per show:

Earth's Wild Ride 10am, 11.20am, 1.10pm, 2.30pm

Oasis in Space 10.40am, 12noon, 1.50pm and 3.10pm

Street Science Shows

Tuesday 22 January - Thursday 24 January

10.30am, 12pm and 1.30pm

Go on a captivating, hilarious and explosive journey of scientific discovery when Street Science returns. Shows are included with Museum admission. 

Science By Night

Friday 18 January

5 - 8.30pm

Visit the Museum after hours for a night of science made simple! Have fun with our science buskers, get handy with craft and enjoy all the exhibitions and activities on offer. In conjunction with Reef HQ, the Museum will open for one-night only before the school holidays finish and the Summer Days come to an end.


Don't miss a thing! For the cost of just two visits an Annual Pass to the Museum is a great way for families to visit as much as they like for one year. Find out more here.


We still request that all vacation care providers pre-book their visit with Museum either via email or phone 07 4726 0600. Pre-booking your group allows the Museum to prepare for your arrival, ensuring a quick check in. It also allows us to stagger group bookings so that all children can have a quality experience during their time at the Museum.

Remember to share and tag your Summer Days memories online #museumoftropicalqld


Event Details

15 December 2018 09:30 AM - 28 January 2019 05:00 PM

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