Underwater cartoon scene with child in shark costume and pandora shipwreck in background with sea monsters and cob webs

Night at the Museum: Halloween Party

Saturday 28 October 2023

6pm — 9pm

Recommended for ages 5+

Queensland Museum Tropics

Adult $35
Child (3 - 15 years) $20
Family (2 adults + 2 kids) $100
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Join us for a special spooky themed Sea Monsters: Prehistoric Ocean Predators Night at the Museum with all the fun of exclusive after-hours access to the museum, along with a range of fun activities for the whole family. Sea Monster and ocean-themed costumes encouraged!


  • 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.
  • Follow your curiosity into the Sciencentre.
  • 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.


  • Best Costume Competition
  • Hear from our resident palaeontologist about his latest amazing fossil discoveries 
  • Paint your own scale-model Kronosaurus snout
  • See some modern reptiles up close with Ranger Dan from Hands on Wildlife 
  • Snap-up a souvenir in our special Sea Monsters photobooth
  • Take advantage of the extended hours to enjoy a drink from our Pop Up Bar and grab a bite at the Sea Monsters Café!

Ages: All ages welcome
When: Saturday 28 October 2023
Time: 6pm - 9pm
Where: Queensland Museum Tropics, 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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