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Museum of Tropical Queensland

70-102 Flinders St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4726 0600
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Want to explore a shipwreck, dive on the Great Barrier Reef and visit a rainforest, all in one day? Situated in the city centre, the Museum showcases life in the tropics from dinosaurs to modern day, with our travelling exhibitions and local displays adding a touch of the unexpected. The Museum is family-friendly and has free activities and tours every day including a great activity where you can help fire a ships cannon (at 11am and 2.30Pm daily, covered shoes required). Our Cafe is open from 10am to 3pm daily and serves great coffee, milkshakes, fresh sandwiches, wraps, slices and more. There are gluten-free options as well. And we've got FREE WiFi!
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70-102 Flinders St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4726 0600
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a little gem to visit. It’s very interactive so brilliant for the kids! There is a ‘Horrible Histories’ exhibit at the moment all about pirates. We could have spent the whole day just in the pirate section! Well worth a visit before it ends...More

Thank ImogenWillis
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Townsville has done a wonderful job with this museum. Great place to take the family and a relaxing educational day for all ages

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great way to spend half a day, dinosaur exhibition, Pandora model, lovely cafe and gift shop with well price quality merchandise.

Thank Sheila C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place so great. From here I learned many information about the Pandora. Then they have movie talked about the ship. And good to explore about around museum.

Thank vehok
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Pandora exhibit continues to grow and to amaze. There is so much to see and take in with this exhibit. The current exhibit on the Pearl Divers and Fishers is also fascinating. A great place to visit with the family

Thank Flosblos
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We recently visited this museum during a short stay in Townsville. The Pandora shipwreck exhibition was a part of our history I wasn't aware and it was really interesting. There is also a current exhibition called Lustre which is about the history of the pearling...More

Thank AuntyAnne54
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

the grandkids loved the great dinosaur displays we had to take them back more than once and they all wanted to go to different displays

Thank Alan K
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Excellent exhibits we spent a lot of time on the HMS Pandora exhibit and then even more time on the current Pearl exhibition finishing off with the tropical Queensland exhibits. Great for adults and children and very reasonably priced, you ticket allows for entry and...More

Thank Ray C
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The photo does not show it,but this place is guarded by a GIANT spider above the road outside.I have visited many times in just about all the combinations that are possible.Doesn't matter if it's raining,burning hot,or trying to be cold,MTQ is for the idler,the history...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

As a Nth Queensland resident, I found the Rainforest flora/ fauna display's excellent and very informative, learnt a couple of things about my own backyard literally. The Pandora exhibition and Dinosaur displays were also very brilliant. I did not realise they had so many actual...More

Thank pdn
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