underwater cartoon scene with diver, pandora shipwreck and sea monsters

Night at the Museum

Saturday 30 September 2023

6pm — 9pm

Recommended for ages 5+

Museum of Tropical Queensland

Adult $35
Child (3 - 15 years) $20
Family (2 adults 2 kids) $100
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Join us this school holidays for a Night at the Museum with exclusive after-hours access to explore Sea Monsters: Prehistoric Ocean Predators, along with a range of fun activities for the whole family!



  • Explore Sea Monsters: Prehistoric Ocean Predators with real fossils including a 1.4m Kronosaurus jaw and life-size replicas including a 13m long Elasmosaurus, and a 9m Prognathodon.
  • Discover Tropical Queensland with a walk through our Enchanted Rainforest and Mangroves displays, and make yourself At Home in the Tropics.
  • Discover the story of the HMS Pandora and immerse yourself in the diving heritage of Australia with the Langley Diving Helmet Collection.


  • Paint your own scale-model Kronosaurus snout
  • Dance it out in our special Sciencentre Silent Disco
  • Meet Pearl the plesiosaur 
  • Get your face painted like your favourite ancient sea monster
  • Snap-up a souvenir in our special Sea Monsters photobooth
    …and more!

Ages: All ages welcome
When: Saturday 30 September 2023
Time: 6pm - 9pm
Where: Museum of Tropical Queensland, 70-102 Flinders St, Townsville City 4810
Cost: Adults $35, Children $20, Families (2 Adults, 2 Children) only $100.

This is a COVID Safe event with limited capacity. Bookings essential.
Our events are cashless, EFTPOS only.
Please note that food and drink are not permitted to be consumed within some exhibitions.

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