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Spring School Holidays at the Museum

Spring into the museum these school holidays!

Ideal for ages 3 – 10  

Get hands-on with the interactive How Cities Work exhibition, explore the museum on your own Scavenger Hunt, experience what it's like to drive a diesel locomotive, and more.

Make a day of it with entry to the museum and all exhibits included in your ticket.

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*please note - all annual pass bookings will be required to show annual pass upon entry.

How Cities Work

Explore the city inside and out, top to bottom in a whole new way with this interactive exhibition that brings Lonely Planet Kids' How Cities Work popup book to life!

When: Peek inside until Monday 5 October
Times: 9.30am – 11:30am, 12:30pm-2:30pm
Age: Recommended 3-10 years
Cost: Included in museum entry

Might and Muscle

Be inspired by might and muscle of the machines on show in our new exhibition. Telling the story of Queensland’s extensive infrastructure system, Might and Muscle including powerful machines used on railways and roads.

When: Now open 
Times: 9.30am – 11:30am, 12:30pm-2:30pm
Age: All ages
Cost: Included in museum entry

 

Scavenger Hunt

Explore the museum with this buzzworthy scavenger hunt to find trinkets and treasures you might not have seen before around the museum. 

When: Now open 
Times: 9.30am – 11:30am, 12:30pm-2:30pm
Age: All ages
Cost: Included in museum entry

DOWNLOAD PDF MAP (173 KB) pdf document icon

 

Sciencentre

SciencentreUnleash your inner scientist at the new Sciencentre. Follow your curiosity, ask questions, test your ideas and use your imagination in this fun and experience-rich environment. 

When: Now open 
Times: 9.30am – 11:30am, 12:30pm-2:30pm
Age: All ages
Cost: Included in museum entry

 

Train Simulators

Train SimulatorStep inside the diesel or tilt train simulators and see if you have what it takes to be a train driver!

When: Now open 
Times: 9.30am – 11:30am, 12:30pm-2:30pm
Age: All ages
Cost: Included in museum entry

 

Model Railway

Model RailwaySee the model railway layout of Queensland with more than 90m2 of model depicting iconic scenes from the state’s extensive rail network.

When: Now open 
Times: 9.30am – 11:30am, 12:30pm-2:30pm
Age: All ages
Cost: Included in museum entry

 

Nippers Railway

Nippers RailwayClimb aboard a kid-sized train and play being a train driver, move and control signals and boom gates at level crossings, sell tickets at central station, or chill out at the play tables and build your own network from the wooden railway sets.

When: Now open 
Times: 9.30am – 11:30am, 12:30pm-2:30pm
Age: Recommended 2-10 years
Cost: Included in museum entry

 

 
 

Event Details

Dates
19 September 2020 - 05 October 2020
Cost
Free

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