Opening hours & prices

Opening Hours

Open daily 9:30am to 5:00pm

Closed Good Friday, Anzac Day, Christmas Day and Boxing Day

Ticket Prices

ENTRY FOR LOCAL RESIDENTS

Townsville residents - HALF PRICE

Charters Towers, Hinchinbrook and Burdekin residents - FREE
Thanks to the generous support of their councils, residents from Burdekin, Charters Towers and Hinchinbrook receive free entry to the Museum. Proof of residency required.

GENERAL ADMISSION

Click to buy General Admission tickets online or purchase at the door.

Ticket Type Price
Adult
$15
Concession
(on presentation of a Concession card)
$11
Child
(ages 3 to 15)
$8.80
Child
(under 3 years of age)
Free
Family
(2 adults and up to 3 children)
$38

Children must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 years and over

GROUP PRICES

Discounts for pre-booked general admission groups over 10 people. Please click here for more information.

Free for Locals Day

Townsville locals receive free entry on the second Tuesday of each month, excluding public holidays and school holidays.  

All Townsville visitors aged 16+ must present identification as proof of their residential address to be eligible for free entry. One show of identification per group is not sufficient.

Plan your visit

  • Check out our location and how to get here
  • Plan to spend 2 hours+ to enjoy all the activities
  • The Museum Cafe is open from 10am - 2.30pm
  • Check the program of Museum Talks and Tours on offer throughout the day
  • Paid parking is available outside the Museum, with free parking available along The Strand.

We seek to provide equitable access to all visitors using our services, facilities and resources. If you would like further information, please see our staff at Museum reception or call us on 07 4726 0600