Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, Brisbane

(4.2/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
Explore the ever-changing story of Australia at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, exhibiting natural history, cultural heritage, science, and human achievement of this sprawling continent. A pedestrian bridge and tunnel link the museum and its art gallery to the Queensland Performing Arts Center. This large cultural complex houses permanent and temporary exhibitions that connect visitors to Queensland's people and landscapes. Popular exhibitions reveal the prehistoric past of Queensland, showcase the cultures of aboriginal peoples, and highlight the region's unique biodiversity. The museum is also a world-class research facility and home to the Sciencecentre, offering hands-on, interactive activities for kids and adults that reveal the science behind our everyday lives. Plan to visit Queensland Museum & Sciencentre and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Brisbane attractions using our Brisbane vacation builder.
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TripAdvisor
  • We try and come here most Brisbane visits to see what is on. The gift shop is good, especially for kids, free to get into the main place too  more »
  • This is a wonderful museum with a broad range of fascinating exhibits. We particularly loved the fossils, especially the Australian dinosaurs and megafauna. We also visited the Large Hadron Collider e...  more »
  • When we visited the museum, the Hadron Collider was the special exhibit. I thought the presentation was well done, my teenaged son, not so much. The initial video they make you watch sort of threw thi...  more »
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  • Honestly one of the best places in brisbane. If you need to have fun for a day the science centre has everything.
  • Great place for kids to learn about dinosaurs and the world of science. It is a small museum though and only takes around 1-2 hours to complete. Still, they do the vest they can with the small building they have!
  • Certainly not of an international standard and not much to see but what is there is well-presented and informative. The lost creatures exhibition was good and the parasites exhibit was fascinating (although museum staff should check the text on some of the exhibits that refers to parasites moving further north due to global warming...).
  • Close enough to the GOMA that you can hit both up in the same day. Lots to see and do there. Worth visiting.
  • Not huge but well worth visiting. Saw a special exhibition on parasites (more interesting than it sounds) and Australian dinosaurs (very good). The giant squid was fascinating.