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Queensland Museum

Corner of Grey & Melbourne Streets | South Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
+61 (0)7 3840 7555
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Ranked #24 of 153 Attractions in Brisbane
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
Owner description: Queensland Museum is a museum of natural history, cultural heritage, science and human achievement that tells the changing story of Queensland,... more » Owner description: Queensland Museum is a museum of natural history, cultural heritage, science and human achievement that tells the changing story of Queensland, Australia.The Museum houses permanent and changing exhibitions that connect visitors to Queensland, its people and Queensland’s place in the world - past, present and future, through exhibitions, displays and public programs.We also host exciting touring exhibitions from Australia and around the world. There is always something new to see at Queensland Museum! « less
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I took a group of 10 girls (aged 7-9) on a Sunday. They enjoyed learning about all the different exhibits and engaging with the interactive displays in the free areas so much that we decided to take them to the Deep Oceans Exhibit which they loved! They easily could have spent hours in there playing the games and digging in... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

While I'm not a museum person this is not the run of the mill one with changing displays. Make sure to visit the science centre on the first floor too!

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Tweed Heads, Australia
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22 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Compared to others in world, this museum isn't much, but it's worth a visit. You'll only need a couple of hours and will only have to visit once a decade, if that, to feel like you've seen everything they have to offer. Personally I'd like to see more history from the local area, but I guess they are running short... More

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Cairns, Australia
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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We went specifically for this exhibition and were quite impressed. It was a weekend and the place understandably was packed full of children - it was interesting to see though that often it was the parents who were holding up the family outing by trying their hand at the interactive displays rather than the kids! Lots of good information for... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Great opportunities for interaction in a variety of areas. I have been taking my children since they were born and they love it. The museum is changing it's exhibits now quite regularly so there is usually something new to see.We found the staff exceptional. Really helpful, knowledgable and happy to assist. Lots to do without paying a cent, though you... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The museum does a pretty good job at celebrating and explaining lots of things about Queensland, especially its natural history. To someone from Sydney, it all seems a bit too parochial, but then again it is not called the Queensland Museum for nothing. Like all good natural-history museums it makes a concerted and I think successful effort to engage with... More

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The free part was very good. The Aboriginal exhibit was well done and informative, especially for folks not familiar with Australian history. The dinosaur and fossil exhibit was well done and interesting. Some of the animal exhibits were old style stuffed animals in a glass case which needs to be updated with more information although lots of kids were walking... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Quite disappointing. We only had an hour to spend so saw two exhibitions one of which I am not entirely certain of it's purpose; I know it was about dinosaurs but the material didn't provide a clear story and I was left wondering whether it was about the task of extracting dinosaurs, dinosaurs found in Qld or the size of... More

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8 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The museum is unimpressive with very small displays. It does not live up to most city museums. Not worth a trip out unless you are in the area.

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Lancefield, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The exhibition was actually quite good but I was surprised that the museum was so small. I was particularly looking to find information regarding a member of my family, perhaps where he lived and worked but found nothing. That was a bit disappointing.

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