Family at the Discovery Centre

Discovery Centre


Recommended for all ages

Queensland Museum Kurilpa, Level 4




Curious? Discover over 1,300 fascinating objects, intriguing digital displays and fun interactive spaces at the Discovery Centre.

Our specialist staff are on hand to answer questions and identify objects – from archaeology to palaeontology, cultural history to earth sciences and of course, questions about insects, reptiles, spiders and mammals.

Things to see and do:

  • Get up close to our resident live snakes, stick insects and giant cockroaches.
  • Meet museum experts at our free Meet our Curator show-and-tell style sessions.
  • Young explorers and inquisitive adults will walk away having learnt something new.

Virtual tour

Look closer at over 1,300 specimens, objects and artefacts in the Discovery Centre from anywhere in the world with our virtual tour. Navigate around the space to view the collection.

Discovery Centre at Queensland Museum

Our experts are ready to answer your enquiries

From identifying animals to learning about the weird and the wonderful objects you find, our team is ready to help!

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