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World Science Festival Queensland Toowoomba

21 — 22 May 2023

Community Day
9:30am – 3pm, Sunday 21 May 2023

Student Day
Multiple sessions, 9:30am – 2:15pm, Monday 22 May 2023

Recommended for all ages.

Cobb+Co Museum


All events are free. Bookings are essential for schools and groups.

World Science Festival Queensland returns to Toowoomba from 21 – 22 May 2023 bringing explosive science.

Come join the celebration from 9:30am – 3pm as Queensland Museum Cobb+Co once again becomes a STEM playground offering a smorgasbord of free immersive and family-friendly events and activities for everyone to enjoy. 

Each year, World Science Festival Queensland travels to five regional locations across Queensland. World Science Festival Queensland brings science out of the laboratory and into the streets, parks, museums, galleries and schools!

Visit as a school

WSFQ Toowoomba Student Day returns in 2023 and is designed to engage students in stimulating and inspiring experiences that showcase careers in STEM, including discussions with scientists, hands-on activities and exciting science shows.

Students will explore STEM through self-led exploration, giving them access to hands-on science activities, real life scientists and fascinating displays. The day will also include pop-up science shows and inspiring talks from STEM Professionals showcasing STEM careers and career pathways.

Schools can choose from three free sessions held at Queensland Museum Cobb+Co:

Session 1: Primary school
Superfun science show: 9:30am – 10:15am
Museum-wide science activities: 10:15am – 11:15am

Session 2: Primary school
Superfun science show: 11am – 11:45am
Museum-wide science activities: 11:45am – 12:45pm

Session 3: Mixed grades with high school focus
Superfun science show: 12:30pm – 1:15pm
Museum-wide science activities: 1:15pm – 2:15pm

Ignite your students’ love for STEM and make your school group booking today, spaces are limited.

WSFQ 2022: Toowoomba highlights

Australia in Space exhibition
Australia in Space

Discover out-of-this world science and technology at our new exhibition Australia in Space. On now until 14 May 2023!

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