School & Groups

A trip to Museum of Tropical Queensland is an exciting experience of inquiry and discovery for all ages.

School Excursions

1. Choose your experience

The first step in planning a school or group visit to the museum is to find out what's on.  

2. Make a booking

It is essential that you book ALL school visits. This is to ensure that our staff are available to meet and assist your group, and that you have access to exhibitions and experiences.

Please book as early as possible. All levels of schooling from kindergarten to Year 12 are encouraged to visit the museum. All led programs and activities are developmentally appropriate, structured and conducted by our qualified Learning Officer and are complimentary to the current Australian Curriculum.

3. Prepare for your visit


Group Visits

We welcome bookings from groups and special admission rates apply for groups of 10 or more. Prices start at just $12* per adult.

  • 10% off General Admission for groups of 10 or more
  • 20% off General Admission for groups for 20 or more

Facilities include:

  • Bus drop off zone
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Guided Museum tours
  • The museum can also arrange light refreshments via our The Galley Cafe for a small additional cost.

*$12 per adult based on groups of 20 people or more


Vacation Care Groups

Local Vacation and Outside School Hours Care groups may also take advantage of the $4.40 per child entry price. Vacation care groups have the opportunity to visit and participate in a wide range of activities during school holidays. Please see the museum's Event Calendar for the current exhibitions and upcoming school holiday programs.

Teachers and support parents are admitted free at a ratio of 1:5.


For more information please call 074726 0600 or email us

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