Young girl in school uniform patting bird figurine

World Science Festival Queensland Townsville


1 - 2 August 2024

Student Day

Multiple sessions, 9:30am – 2pm, Thursday 1 August 2024

Community Day
9am – 4pm, Friday 1 August 2024

Recommended for all ages.

Queensland Museum Tropics

All events are free. Bookings are essential for schools and groups.

World Science Festival Queensland returns to Townsville this August! 

World Science Festival Queensland is an interactive, family-friendly roadshow, offering a jam-packed program of explosive live demonstrations, hands-on activities and oodles of cool science objects to see and touch.

Play with fascinating physical phenomena, get energised with sports science, meet some real reptiles and check out Queensland Museum’s incredible collection of fossils, rocks and biological specimens.

Community Day

Friday 2 August

9am - 4pm
Everyone is invited to this free, family-friendly Community Day (no booking required).

School's Day

Thursday 1 August

World Science Festival Queensland’s School Program returns to Townsville on Thursday 1 August to engage students in stimulating and inspiring experiences that showcase careers in STEM.

Students can meet with scientists, participate in interactive science demonstrations and get hands-on with museum collection items. 

Session 1: Primary school 9:30am - 11am
Session 2: Primary school 10:30am - 12pm
Session 3: High school 12pm - 2pm

Schools Sessions Include

Teachers can book into sessions best suited to your students age group. Each school session includes:

Stage show – Epic Science Adventures: A career in STEM can take you to some extraordinary places and epic adventures to uncover the mysteries of our amazing planet. More than experiments in labs or reviewing samples, the world of STEM offers incredible variety in activity and interests. Showcasing a variety of STEM and industry professionals, Epic Science Adventures will demonstrate the real-world inspirational jobs that show there’s no limit to where they might go and what they can do!

Self-led activities including Street Science, Wonder of Science Flying Scientists, Meet Queensland Museum scientists and discover world-class research, and Hands-on Museum conservation and collections experiences

Bookings from homeschoolers are welcome.
Bookings for the Student Day are essential, register using button below:

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Why not complement your trip to WSFQ and visit Brickman Cities too!

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