Enjoy 12 months of unlimited entry to Museum of Tropical Queensland plus more fantastic benefits all year round with an Annual Pass.
General admission tickets to the museum are available upon arrival or online. All exhibitions are included with admission.
Annual Pass holders receive unlimited free entry to the museum. Purchase your Annual Pass online or upon arrival.
Townsville and Regional Residents
Locals' admission is only available to purchase upon arrival to the museum. Simply show proof of residency when purchasing your tickets.
Residents of Townsville are half price of general admission.
Free Entry for Locals Day is held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, outside public and school holidays. On this day entry to the museum is free for Townsville residents.
Residents of Hinchinbrook, Charters Towers and Burdekin receive free entry to the museum thanks to the generous support of their local council.
|Child (ages 3 — 15 years)||$8.80|
|Child (under 3)||Free|
|Family (2 adults and 2 children)||$38|
*on presentation of a concession card
Museum of Tropical Queensland
9:30am — 4pm
9:30am — 4pm
The Galley Café
10am — 2pm
Please bring your ticket on your mobile device to assist with limiting contact. We need to scan the barcode on each ticket for entry. Please have your mobile device ready.
For Hinchinbrook, Charters Towers and Burdekin visitors, explore the museum for free during our opening hours with proof of residency. No bookings are required.
For Townsville residents who receive half price entry, admission must be purchased upon arrival with proof of residency.
For other visitors, general admission into the museum is ticketed, however pre-booking is not required. For convenience you can purchase your tickets online before your visit, or at the museum during opening hours upon arrival.
Whilst the museum does not have a cloakroom, luggage storage may be available upon request. Just ask our friendly staff upon entry.
If you've lost an item while visiting the museum, please contact us. All lost property handed in and/or found will be written in the Lost and Found Register and items stored in a secure location. Lost property will be held for three months, at the end of that time items will be disposed of, recycled, or given to charity.
If you are attending a ticketed experience at the museum, please be aware of this important information.
If you are purchasing a ticket to Museum of Tropical Queensland, you agree to the following Terms and Conditions:
All Museum of Tropical Queensland tickets are available through our ticketing provider, QTIX. By purchasing a ticket you agree to the QTIX Ticketing Terms and Conditions.
If you have purchased a Health Care Card ticket to the museum, please have your valid Australian Government issued ‘Health Care’ or ‘Health Card’ ready to show staff.
For card examples please visit Centrelink and Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
If you have a Companion Card holder ticket to the museum, please have your valid Queensland Government issued ‘Companion Card’ ready to show staff.
For card examples please visit the Queensland Government website.
QTIX and Eventbrite are the official ticketing service for Museum of Tropical Queensland exhibitions and events. Any tickets purchased through unauthorised sales channels may be seized or cancelled without refund or exchange and the bearer of the ticket may be denied admission. Unauthorised sales channels include Viagogo, eBay and Gumtree.
By attending the museum, you agree to follow our conditions of entry and abide by our instructions for a pleasant visit.
To protect and preserve our collection:
Plan your visit to Museum of Tropical Queensland, located in Townsville.
Located in Townsville, Museum of Tropical Queensland is easily accessible on foot, by car, or on public transport.
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