museum tour guide and visitors in the anzac legacy gallery in front of mephisto

Highlights Tour

Weekdays 11am - 12pm | Weekends 3pm - 4pm

Recommended for ages 12+

Please meet our Museum Guide in the Whale Mall 10 minutes prior to your session. 

Queensland Museum Kurilpa, Entry via Level 2


Free, bookings required

Join our knowledgeable guides on a journey around the museum and uncover the fascinating stories behind some of our most treasured objects.

From the prehistoric dinosaurs of ancient Queensland to the cutting-edge technology of today, our museum is packed with wonders to explore.

Our free Highlights Tour is designed to demonstrate the breadth of Queensland Museum Kurilpa’s collection, permanent exhibitions and public galleries.

You’ll get up close and personal with some of the most incredible specimens from the natural world, explore stories from First Nations peoples who have called this land home for thousands of years, and uncover fascinating stories behind some of our most treasured objects.

The tours are free and bookings are required. The tour runs daily, with weekday tours running from 11am - 12pm (bookings accepted up until 11 am), and weekends running from 3pm - 4pm (bookings accepted up until 3 pm). Please register via the green Book Now button above. 

More Information

Where is the meeting point?

Please meet our Museum Guide at the Whale Mall on Level Two 10 minutes prior to your session.

What is the tour duration?

The tour runs for approximately 45 minutes. This time varies depending on the group size, accessibility requirements, and questioning. All efforts are made for the tour to be finished within 60 minutes maximum.

Audio Accessibility

The tour is currently only delivered in English, through a headset that sits over one ear. This headset has audio level controls. There are no external sensory noises included in the tour.

Physical Accessibility

The tour covers multiple floors of the museum, which are accessible via stairs, escalators and lifts. For a smoother experience, please contact us prior to your tour if anyone in your party requires lift only access. Please contact us on (07) 3153 4400 if you require further information.


Due to factors outside of our control, the tour may be cancelled with limited notice. All efforts will be made to notify ticket holders in this instance.

Major construction

Please be aware of major construction of public works being undertaken in the area.

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