Information for Schools

World Science Festival Brisbane 2018 is committed to creating engaging experiences for students of all ages, grounded in curriculum and supporting a culture of lifelong learning.


Find out what’s on – Education Program 2018 (Regional Program 2018 to be released soon).


Supervision – Adult/child ratio

Group supervisors are responsible for the supervision of students and children while at the Festival and should remain with their students at all times.

For bookings over groups of 10, one adult is FREE for every:

  • 3 x Prep aged students
  • 5 x Primary aged students
  • 10 x students in Years 7 to 10
  • 15 x students in Years 11 to 12.

Please note you will need to quote adult numbers when purchasing tickets for bookings for groups of 10 or more. For bookings under of groups of 10, please ensure to purchase a ticket for the accompanying adult.


Brisbane events

The World Science Festival Brisbane’s weekday program on Thursday 22 March and Friday 23 March has been designed to allow travel to and from the Festival during school hours. For the latest program information, visit the Education Program page. School bookings are essential. Bookings for paid programs should be booked through QTIX Group Sales on 07 3840 7466 or email [email protected]

If you wish to visit any other exhibitions or free programs at Queensland Museum, please book the rest of your visit through Queensland Museum schools and groups bookings.


Lunch and refreshments

You are welcome to bring morning tea or lunch and eat at:

  • ENERGEX Playasaurus Place
  • Cultural Centre forecourt (grassed and paved areas along Melbourne Street) or
  • Cultural Forecourt, South Bank Parklands.

Please remember, you cannot eat or drink inside the Museum unless you have specific medical needs.


Visitors with individual needs

At Queensland Museum we aim to provide access to all visitors. There is easy lift access to the Museum and Sciencentre from the car park and for bus and taxi passengers from Grey Street. All entrances and areas are wheelchair accessible. Disabled toilet facilities are located on Level 0 and Level 2. For more information see information for visitors with individual needs or phone Group Bookings on 07 3840 7608.

Please note: In most venues there are no places to store school bags. We recommend school bags are left at school or at home.


More information

For more information please contact Maho Go, Producer – Lifelong Learning, World Science Festival Brisbane at email [email protected] or by phone 07 3842 9703.


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