Free Entry for Locals Day

Tuesday 13 August
9.30am - 5pm

 As well as all of the permanent gallery spaces to to enjoy, here's what you can look forward to this Free for Locals Day:

- See the new display featuring artwork from Oceania in Making Connections: French Polynesia and the HMS Pandora Collection.

- Learn about the inspiring history of Palm Island in the new photographic display Palm Island and our People

- Families can start their day with Little Explorers at 9.45am. Ideal for children 3-6 years old, this led-activity starts with a new object being revealed and discussed. Children learn about object, hear a related story and join in craft activities. 

- Be a scientist, explore and challenge your ideas in Sciencentre

- Discover the secrets of Queensland's greatest collections in the Museum's biodiversity exhibition Natural Curiosity

- Meet our volunteer taxidermy team from 10-1pm. The taxidermists love talking to visitors and answering their questions on taxidermy and bird/wildlife conservation. 

- Discover more about the HMS Pandora and the tragic tale of the ship sent to capture the Bounty mutineers in guided tours at 11am and 1.30pm.

Entry is free to the Museum on Tuesday 13 August for Townsville residents as part of the monthly 'Free for Locals Day'. Proof of residency required. Entry is also free for Annual Pass holders.

Thanks to the generous support of their councils, residents from Burdekin, Charters Towers and Hinchinbrook receive free entry to the Museum all year round.

Free for Locals Day for Townsville residents occur on the second Tuesday of each month, excluding school and public holidays.

For more information visit the Museum's Opening Hours and Prices.


Event Details

13 August 2019, 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM

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