Opening hours and tickets

Museum of Tropical Queensland is open from 9.30am to 4pm daily. We are closed Good Friday, Anzac Day, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.


General admission tickets to the museum are available upon arrival or online. All exhibitions are included with admission.

Tickets Price
Adult $15
Concession $11
Child (3-15 years, under 3 years free) $8.80
Family (2 adults + 2 children) $38


Townsville residents are half price of general admission (proof of residency required). Locals admission is only available to purchase upon arrival.

Free Entry for Locals Day occurs on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, outside public and school holidays. On this day entry to the museum is free for Townsville residents. Proof of entry required upon entry.


Thanks to the generous support of their local councils residents of Hinchinbrook, Charters Towers and Burdekin are free (proof of residency required). No bookings required. 


Enjoy unlimited entry to the museum for 12 months and many other benefits with an Annual Pass. 

Annual Passes are available for both general admission and Townsville local residents. Passes can be purchased or renewed either upon arrival or you can save time and purchase online here.

Read our Conditions of Entry.