Past Events

Balloon Show
09 March 2010 - 25 June 2010
Take your seat and participate in one of our live science theatre shows. Explore scientific concepts. Take part in demonstrations. Bring everyday science to life!
Balloon Show
Paper Show
19 July 2010 - 10 December 2010
Battle in a paper tug of war, explore strength as you take on the paper bridge challenge, discover a piece of paper with only one side or even step though a piece of paper! Blast off with paper rockets and more.
Paper Show
Sound Show
24 January 2011 - 24 June 2011
We live in a world full of sounds but what do we need to make a sound? This show will get things vibrating, from balloons to tuning forks to even the audience as we explore the science behind sound.
Sound Show
Discover more - Megawatt
01 March 2011, 04:15 PM - 06:15 PM
This teacher program previews the interactive Megawatt exhibition in the Sciencentre and supports the teaching of science in your classroom. Hands-on exhibits explore the role of electricity in our everyday lives. Attending teachers receive a teacher resource bag.
Discover more - Megawatt
Climate Changers - Kids thinking big about sustainability
20 August 2011 09:30 AM - 11 September 2011 05:00 PM
National Science Week
Exhibition

Explore big artworks about sustainability created by some of our state’s smallest citizens. Discover the brilliant climate change solutions of 9–11 year olds from Milton State School.
Climate Changers - Kids thinking big about sustainability
Sharing Science
20 August 2011 10:00 AM - 28 August 2011 02:00 PM
National Science Week
Floor talks

Queensland Museum and visiting scientists bring their research out of the laboratory and onto the public floors with engaging floor talks and discussions.
Sharing Science
Trust us, we're scientists
23 August 2011, 05:45 PM - 07:30 PM
National Science Week
Panel discussion

Join a lively panel discussion about science featuring experts in the fields of biodiversity, environmental research, ethics, and food production as they investigate the truth behind living with science in the 21st Century.
Trust us, we're scientists
Bernie Hobbs on Science (School session)
24 August 2011, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
National Science Week
Feature Presentation – School students

School students are invited to join Bernie as she shares her ideas about sustainability and blasts some ideas we’ve got about the world we live in.
Bernie Hobbs on Science (School session)
Bernie Hobbs on Science
24 August 2011, 05:45 PM - 07:30 PM
National Science Week
Feature Presentation

Join Bernie as she shares her ideas about sustainability and blasts some ideas we’ve got about the world we live in.
Bernie Hobbs on Science
Science After Dark: Radical Wine & Chocolate
26 August 2011, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
National Science Week
Hands-on Science Event

This delicious event will reveal the chemistry behind wine and chocolate, invite you to conduct scientific experiments and put what you have learnt into practice by tasting a selection of delicious wines and delectable chocolates from local producers. Over 18 event.
Science After Dark: Radical Wine & Chocolate
Earth, Water, Wind & Fire (Saturday morning)
27 August 2011, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
National Science Week
Live Science Theatre Show

Explore the three states of matter through exciting demonstrations of chemistry, colour, explosion and more!
Earth, Water, Wind & Fire (Saturday morning)
Earth, Water, Wind & Fire (Saturday afternoon)
27 August 2011, 01:00 PM - 01:45 PM
National Science Week
Live Science Theatre Show

Explore the three states of matter through exciting demonstrations of chemistry, colour, explosion and more!
Earth, Water, Wind & Fire (Saturday afternoon)
Earth, Water, Wind & Fire (Sunday morning)
28 August 2011, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
National Science Week
Live Science Theatre Show

Explore the three states of matter through exciting demonstrations of chemistry, colour, explosion and more!
Earth, Water, Wind & Fire (Sunday morning)
Earth, Water, Wind & Fire (Sunday afternoon)
28 August 2011, 01:00 PM - 01:45 PM
National Science Week
Live Science Theatre Show

Explore the three states of matter through exciting demonstrations of chemistry, colour, explosion and more!
Earth, Water, Wind & Fire (Sunday afternoon)
Gross Show
30 January 2012 - 14 December 2012
Hold your nose and brave the slime in our disgusting new show! Join us as we explore the science of gross things in everyday life.
Gross Show
Discover More - Whodunit?
21 February 2012, 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
This teacher program provides an exclusive preview of the Whodunit? Exhibition, providing teachers with a relaxed opportunity to explore the exhibition, discover our teacher resources and speak one-on-one with Museum learning staff about your specific needs.
Discover More - Whodunit?
Summer Science Shows
20 December 2012 - 28 January 2013
Be part of the show in the Sciencentre's summer science theatre shows. Explore scientific concepts, take part in demonstrations and bring everyday science to life. Topics include the Gross Show, Sound Show, Balloon Show and more.
Summer Science Shows
Sound Show
29 January 2013 - 21 June 2013
We live in a world full of sounds but what do we need to make a sound? This show will get things vibrating, from balloons to tuning forks to even the audience as we explore the science behind sound.
Sound Show
Behind the Scenes Tour
18 May 2013, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Delve into the mysterious unseen world of the Museum’s collection stores with our expert tour guides. The Museum is like an iceberg – only a small part of our huge collection is on display. Behind the scenes, we have an amazing world to explore, with millions of objects and specimens.
Behind the Scenes Tour
Holiday Science Theatre Shows
22 June 2013 - 07 July 2013
Be part of the show in the Sciencentre's holiday science theatre shows. Explore scientific concepts, take part in demonstrations and bring everyday science to life. Topics include the Light Show, Gross Show, Sound Show, Balloon Show and more.

Holiday Science Theatre Shows
Light Show
08 July 2013 - 02 February 2014
Our world depends on light but have you stopped to think about what it is and how it behaves? Making shadows, seeing ourselves in the mirror and even how rainbows are made all depend on light. Get ready for a bright and bouncy science theatre show with a range of objects such as torches, mirrors and disco lights to explore the science of light.
Light Show
Behind the Scenes Tour: Natural Environments
20 July 2013, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Delve into the mysterious unseen world of the Museum’s Natural Environments collection stores with our expert tour guides. The Museum is like an iceberg – only a small part of our huge collection is on display. Behind the scenes, we have an amazing world to explore, with millions of objects and specimens.
Behind the Scenes Tour: Natural Environments
After Dark: Radical Wine & Chocolate
09 August 2013, 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
This event is now SOLD OUT After two sell-out years, Radical Wine & Chocolate is back to reveal the science behind the feel-good foods we love.
After Dark: Radical Wine & Chocolate
National Science Week
10 August 2013 - 18 August 2013
National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology. Running each year in August, it aims to promote science and highlight the importance of science in our everyday lives. Queensland Museum & Sciencentre celebrates National Science Week with a range of fascinating events, activities, talks and performances.
National Science Week
Rock Me Galileo
10 August 2013, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Take a wild ride through the discoveries of Galileo – the father of modern science, with this theatre performance. See the breakthroughs and theories of a man whose view of the world – that it revolved around the sun – made him a revolutionary of his day and shaped the future to come.
Presented by Perform Education Musicals
Rock Me Galileo
Rock Me Galileo
10 August 2013, 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Take a wild ride through the discoveries of Galileo – the father of modern science, with this theatre performance. See the breakthroughs and theories of a man whose view of the world – that it revolved around the sun – made him a revolutionary of his day and shaped the future to come.
Presented by Perform Education Musicals
Rock Me Galileo
Wonders of Life - Size Matters
12 August 2013 12:00 PM - 15 August 2013 01:00 PM
BBC film
Immerse yourself in the Wonders of Life, with this BBC episode, which explores how Size Matters in the natural world. Starring Australian fauna and flora and featuring Australian Scientists, this stunning film will take you on a journey around Australian and examine some of Australia’s largest and smallest animals and plants and look at how the size of life affects each plant and animal and how long it can survive. Screening at Queensland Museum.
Wonders of Life - Size Matters
Earth, Water, Wind & Fire
14 August 2013, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Explore the three states of matter through exciting demonstrations of chemistry, colour, explosion and more! Live science theatre show presented by the Young Scientists of Australia, at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre.
Earth, Water, Wind & Fire
Behind the Scenes Tour: Natural Environments
17 August 2013, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Delve into the mysterious unseen world of the Museum’s Natural Environments collection stores with our expert tour guides. The Museum is like an iceberg – only a small part of our huge collection is on display. Behind the scenes, we have an amazing world to explore, with millions of objects and specimens.
Behind the Scenes Tour: Natural Environments
MyMuseum member event: Sciencelebration
14 September 2013, 04:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Please note, this event has been postponed. Celebrate the Sciencentre's 9th birthday with us at this event for MyMuseum members.
MyMuseum member event: Sciencelebration
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