Venue hire

Christmas party bookings now open!

Celebrate your Christmas Party at the Museum for exclusive access to the new travelling exhibition Rescue. Opening Saturday 30 November, your guests will have the opportunity to engage with exciting hands-on and full-body experiences such as firefighting and surf rescue whilst learning about the technology and techniques that rescuers use in this interactive and action-packed exhibition.

Private event packages for 75-250 guests commence at $38 per person, which includes:

Finger food and canapés for 2 hours:

- Platters of Crudités 
- Vegetarian mini Quiche
- Mini Sliders (Chicken, Fish, Beef)
- Spring Rolls
- Mini Sausage Rolls   

Cash bar facilities with beer, wine, champagne and soft drinks
Dry bars and casual seating
Full use of Great Gallery space including Rescue
Large outdoor balcony area with water and city views

Looking for sit down or buffet dining options? The Museum has agreements with external providers who we can work with to make your event unforgettable!

Please contact our Function Coordinator on 4726 0647 or function.mtq@qm.qld.gov.au for your Christmas booking enquiries.

Social and Evening Events

We have a number of different function spaces that would be perfect for your next special event, be it a cocktail party, special lunch, birthday or wedding.

  • Great Gallery and balcony with views of Castle Hill and the Townsville Yacht Club marina
  • Pandora Meeting Room with its own entrance
  • Theatre / training room suitable for workshops and presentations
  • Boardroom for formal meetings and workshops
  • Waterside Terrace with views of the Townsville Yacht Club marina.

Day Conference Packages

Move out of the usual boardroom setting and hold your next meeting, workshop or conference in a venue that's just a little bit different. We offer a variety of room options, onsite catering and the cultured surrounds of a world class museum.

Our Day Conference Packages (763 KB) PDF document icon include room hire and delegate package options.

Please contact the Museum's Function Coordinator on (07) 4726 0647or function.mtq@qm.qld.gov.au for all queries and bookings.