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Mini Museum Explorer Activities

22 November, 2023 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Mini Museum Explorer Activities event image of two children looking at a museum exhibition with torches.

Mini Museum Explorer Activities

The Queensland Museum’s short sessions use themed storytelling, songs, and roleplay to help Mini Museum Explorers engage with the museum. From getting hands-on with real museum objects and specimens, to exploring the galleries and collections this program is designed to enhance children’s learning and development.

This term to celebrate the new exhibition Insect Agency and the 100th anniversary of the Entomological Society of Queensland they will be focussing on the amazing variety and importance of insects.

Please note, tickets to Mini Museum Explorers are required for all participating children. Carers and babies in arms do not require a ticket. Please register one ticket for each participating child.

Activities and dates

Investigating Insects

  • Monday 16 October 2023
  • Tuesday 17 October 2023
  • Thursday 26 October 2023
  • Friday 27 October 2023

Learn about what makes an insect an insect, is a snail an insect? what about a centipede? Join us for a story and meet some amazing live insects.

Beetles, Bugs & Butterflies

  • Tuesday 31 October 2023
  • Wednesday 1 November 2023
  • Monday 6 November 2023
  • Tuesday 7 November 2023

Learn about the huge variety of insects, their patterns and colours and how they move. Which insects have stripes? Is there a purple insect? Can you scurry like an ant?

Searching for Insects

  • Monday 13 November 2023
  • Thursday 16 November 2023
  • Tuesday 21 November 2023
  • Wednesday 22 November 2023

Learn what insects might live in your backyard or local park. Borrow an explorers backpack for a seek and find through Wild State and Discovery Centre. Can you find all of the insects on your list?

Mini Museum Explorer Activities

When: Selected dates throughout Term 4, October- November, 10.30am – 11am

Where: Queensland Museum, South Brisbane

Cost: Free- bookings required

More information:




Queensland Museum
3840 7555
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Queensland Museum
Grey St & Melbourne Street
South Brisbane, Queensland 4101 Australia
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