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Hours & admission


Entry to Queensland Museum is free.

SparkLab, some exhibitions and events have an entry fee and tickets can be purchased online. Annual Pass members receive unlimited entry to SparkLab. 

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Opening hours

We are open on the public holiday this Thursday 26 January 2023.

Queensland Museum
Open daily
9:30am — 5pm

Museum Shop
Open daily
9:30am — 5pm

Café Muse
Monday — Friday
7:30am — 5pm

Saturday & Sunday
9:30am — 5pm

Research Library
Monday — Friday
9:30am — 4:30pm

By appointment only.

Good Friday
7 April

Anzac Day
25 April
Open 1:30pm — 5pm

Christmas Day
25 December

Boxing Day
26 December


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.

No. You can explore the museum for free during our opening hours. Entry charges apply for SparkLab and some temporary exhibitions.

A free Cloakroom is located in the foyer near the main entrance on Level 2. Please note we cannot accept large bags, suitcases, prams or scooters.

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.

  • Free Wi-Fi is available for public use.
  • Select 'Museum Free Wi-Fi.'
  • Read and accept the Terms & Conditions. No login is required.

Safety is our top priority

Please help us to keep you safe and enjoy your visit with these tips.

  • Give each other space – stay 1.5m apart from others.
  • Wash and sanitise your hands frequently and thoroughly.
  • Face masks may be required subject to government guidelines, keep one handy if you can’t socially distance inside.
  • Stay home if you are unwell and always cover coughs and sneezes.

Conditions of entry

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:

  • no smoking
  • no food or drink
  • no luggage or backpacks.
Read our full Conditions of Entry

Purchase an Annual Pass today

Enjoy 12 months of unlimited entry to SparkLab plus more fantastic benefits all year round with an Annual Pass.

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