The museum is currently closed for roof works, reopening on Saturday 8 May 2021. Stay connected with us via social or online at our Museum at Home website. Learn more.

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The museum is currently closed for roof works until early 2021.

Discover the natural and cultural heritage of North Queensland at the Museum of Tropical Queensland, the northernmost campus of Queensland Museum.

Our exhibitions and displays change on a regular basis and our school holiday programs are great for beating the holiday blues! 

We now have FREE WiFi in all our galleries and the café!

Visitor information


70–102 Flinders Street, Townsville, Queensland
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Museum of Tropical Queensland will reopen on Saturday 8 May 2021. Further information on opening hours and visiting the museum to be released closer to the date.
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Things to do

Stay tuned for a new program of talks and tours in 2021!

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