Information for Schools

World Science Festival Brisbane 2017 is committed to creating engaging experiences for students of all ages, grounded in curriculum and supporting a culture of lifelong learning. The World Science Festival Brisbane’s weekday program on Thursday 23 March and Friday 24 March has been designed to allow travel to and from the Festival during school hours. For the latest program information, visit the education page.

School bookings are essential. Bookings for paid programs during the festival should be booked through QTIX Group Sales on 07 3840 7466 or email

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. Phone 3840 7608 Monday to Friday 8.15am-3.30pm or  book online (Queensland Museum website, click on Visit Us and then Schools and Groups).

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Supervision – Adult/child ratio
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.

Priority booking offer
A limited number of tickets are being held for teachers who are here tonight, to ensure your school doesn’t miss out on purchasing tickets. This offer is available until 24th of November. An email will be sent to you this evening with special priority bookings instructions. Bookings need to be confirmed by end of Term 3, 9th December 2016 Payment is due by the first week of term 1, 3rd February 2017

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

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.

Stay in touch
Stay informed about upcoming exhibitions, programs and resources by subscribing to the World Science Festival Brisbane Mailing List.

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 and in the Sciencentre. 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.

For questions, queries and more information please contact:
Maho Go, Producer – Lifelong Learning
World Science Festival Brisbane
07 3842 9703

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