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Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives at the Queensland Museum

Come face-to-face with six ancient Egyptian mummies and use the latest technology to go beyond the wrappings and discover what lies beneath in Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives. Six mummies selected from the British Museum collection who lived and died in Egypt between 1800 and 3000 years ago will be on display alongside their 3D CT scan visualisations that unlock hidden secrets of mummification and provide a unique insight into the everyday lives of ancient Egyptians.  ...

World Science Festival Brisbane 2018

World Science Festival explores and celebrates the entanglement of science and art through a curated program of thought-provoking conversations, inspiring theatrical and cinematic experiences, interactive workshops and engaging demonstrations. Queensland Museum Network has secured the exclusive licence to host World Science Festival in the Asia Pacific from 2016-21.   //   The only global extension of this hugely popular initiative, World Science Festival Brisbane ...

Michael Benson’s Otherworlds: Visions of our Solar System at QM

Visitors can discover the intersection of art and science through 64 breathtaking photographic images of our solar system based on scientific data from far-flung robotic spacecraft. The exhibition reveals places of breathtaking, alien beauty combined with an exotic ambient soundscape developed by English musician and composer Brian Eno, the father of ambient music, to accompany the planetary photography.   //   This stunning exhibition is a showcase of planets that most ...

Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum at QM

The exhibition features more than 110 original artefacts including pieces of the Colosseum, authentic elaborately decorated bronze gladiator helmets and original arms and armour preserved in the ashes of Pompeii. Gladiators is timed ticketed experience where visitors will be able to immerse themselves in the everyday lives of Ancient Roman Gladiators with interactive games and displays that reveal who gladiators were, where they lived and how they trained. Gladiators: Heroes of the ...

Hadron Collider Exhibition at Queensland Museum

Buried deep beneath the border of France and Switzerland, the Large Hadron Collider is the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator and the product of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). The LHC is responsible for some of CERN’s most renowned work, including the discovery of the Higgs boson particle in 2012. The Large Hadron Collider is the work of 10,000 men and women from across the globe, united in their quest to uncover the fundamental building ...

Medieval Power: Symbols & Splendour Exhibition

The might of Medieval Europe will storm the walls of Queensland Museum in an exclusive exhibition from the British Museum, Medieval Power: Symbols & Splendour.[/lead] In a coup for Queensland, the Queensland Museum will be the first museum in the world and only one in Australia and New Zealand to host this incredible new exhibition curated by the British Museum. Spanning the period AD 400 to 1500, Medieval Power explores a time when many of the countries and cultures of modern Europe ...