Discovery Day for Little Learners

Queensland Museum, 24 April , 9:30am - 1pm

24 Apr
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Calling all curious little learners! Queensland Museum is again hosting their popular Discovery Day on Tuesday 24 April 2018, 9.30am to 1pm.

Children aged under 6 years will explore the wonders and excitement of the Museum through play — there’s no better way! With so much to see and do at Discovery Day, the below jam-packed activity schedule is sure to keep little ones entertained.


Lost Creatures
9.30am to 5pm, Level 2
Rawwwr! Meet Queensland’s dinosaurs, giant marine reptiles and megafauna.

Perception Deception
9.30am to 5pm, Level 2
Play with your perception with mind-bending illusions and sensory sensations.

Discovery Centre
9.30am to 5pm, Level 3
Get hands-on with real Museum objects.

Wild State
9.30am to 5pm, Level 4
Come face-to-face with the extraordinary animals that call Queensland home.


Dino Stomp
9.30am to 1pm, Level 2
Make your own dinosaur mask, put on a dinosaur tail and stomp through our Lost Creatures exhibition.

Ocean Mural
9.30am to 1pm, Whale Mall
Show us your best colouring skills and help us create a wonderful underwater themed mural.

Discovery Play for Under 5s
9.30am to 1pm, Level 2
Explore and develop your curiosity with lots of hands-on activities, proudly presented by C&K.

Magnify Your World
9.30am to 1pm, Level 3
Eye spy with my little eye… Grab a magnifying glass and clue, and see if you can find it and more in the Discovery Centre.

STEM Explorers
9.30am to 1pm, Level 4
Play, build, invent and explore in our hands-on construction zone.

Microscopic Monsters
9.30am to 1pm, Level 4
Horrible head lice, tricky ticks and fantastic fleas — create your own Play-Doh menacing monsters!

My Butterfly
9.30am to 1pm, Level 4
Mix observation with imagination to create your own butterfly to sit on your finger.

10am and 11am, Level 2
Join Aboriginal woman Jenna Lee for an interactive storytelling session as she narrates books of creation, culture and connection.

Meet Our Entomologists — Incredible Insects!
10.30am to 12pm, Level 3
Uncover the tiny world of insects and experience them up close.


Jurassic Jayne and the Dinosaur Club
10am, 11am and 12 pm, Level 0 ENERGEX Playasaurus Place
Go on a fun-filled musical journey through the amazing world of prehistoric reptiles.

This is a free experience! We hope you can join the fun.

Please note: Bookings are required for groups of 10 or more children by emailing We are unable to book groups into specific activities. We recommend a ratio of 1 adult to 3 children, and that you experience the day in small groups. Plan your visit here.

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