Museum of Tropical Queensland

Townsville City, QLD

Where are we going?

Museum of Tropical Queensland
70-102 Flinders St
Townsville City QLD 4810

7 4726 0600

What is there to do?

The Museum of Tropical Queensland's permanent exhibitions focus on the natural and cultural heritage of North Queensland including a significant display representing the HMS Pandora, the ship sent by British Admiralty to capture the well known HMS Bounty and her mutinous crew.

The exhibitions range from indoor rainforest environments to a replica of a Great Barrier Reef shipwreck with interactive elements designed for children, including undersea soundscapes and other atmospherics.

The temporary exhibitions vary regularly but include such offerings as optical illusions, dinosaurs and wildlife photography, so usually emminently suitable for families.

How much does it cost?

Adults: $15

Children: $8.80

Free Under: 3 years

Family Deals: $36.50


Need a little extra help?

A passenger lift servicing all levels of the museum and a ramp from level 1 to 2 is available for wheelchairs and pushchairs.


When can we go?

9:30am to 5pm daily. Open from 1pm on Anzac Day, 25 April. CLosed Xmas Day, Good Friday.


Any top tips?

Enthusiasm appreciated but absolutely no running in the galleries.

I’m Hungry!

Cafe on site offering hot and cold snacks and drinks, open 10am to 3pm. High chairs available. - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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