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Museum of Tropical Queensland

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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...more
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70-102 Flinders St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4726 0600
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Reviewed yesterday

Not your normal stuffy museum, lots to see and do an even though the elevator was out of order they had that covered which was great for someone like myself with mobility issues. As the children visit in the mornings they had the roars turned...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw this exhibition advertised when we arrived in Townsville and, because of an interest in dinosaurs, decided to visit. The exhibition didn’t disappoint. It is informative, engaging and, particularly for children, interactive. The other exhibitions are also very interesting. As a regional exhibition this...More

Thank jpatto26
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you like dinosaurs, want to learn about the ship 'Pandora' or look at the rainforest the displays are first rate.

Thank Joe K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not really worth the entry fee, some interesting exhibits but disappointingly small. It doesn't really have anything that you can't find for free elsewhere.

Thank Trev S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here to see the life size replica of the Pandora, the boat which was dispatched from the UK to find the Bounty Mutineers. It is truly impressive and the rest of the Bounty story is also told here.

Thank Narziss
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place, very interesting for kids and adults, very affordable Friendly staff! Will definitely be back

Thank Flore84
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the museum on our recent trip to Townsville only to see the Dinosaur Exhibit, but once we were there we were really impressed with the rest of the museum as well. It is well set up for interaction from the kids, but...More

Thank misslisrocks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very informative and hands-on exhibition on dinosaurs - children who were visiting seemed to be having a great time in the excavation digging pit and with the moving dinosaurs. Wonderful displays relating to local and surrounding islands'. Great exhibition on Pandora shipwreck. Cafe within museum...More

Thank 11royboy
Reviewed 15 August 2018

My (4 year old) son saw the dinosaur display out the front so there was no way we were not going to have a look while on our recent holiday. This is a small museum but has a couple of interesting displays. I thought the...More

Thank ClareO186
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

I recently visited the MTQ to check out their dinosaur exhibit, plus everything else they had to offer. It was great! The dinosaur exhibit was well presented and I highly enjoyed seeing the robot dinosaurs. The MTQ is well worth a visit.

Thank Ree1991
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Sarah-Louise W
17 June 2018|
Response from Lorelle S | Property representative |
Hi there. Our entry prices can be found on our website. We have different prices for locals and non-locals. Hope that helps. Lorelle.