World Science Festival Brisbane 2021 includes dedicated educational programs that underpin Queensland Museum’s commitment to support and foster STEM-literacy and inspire a love of science by showcasing the diverse career opportunities afforded by studying these subjects.
The World Science Festival Brisbane 2021 Regional Program will also include education events in Townsville, Chinchilla, Gladstone, Toowoomba and Ipswich.
For the latest program information, visit the education page.
School bookings are essential. Bookings for paid programs during the Festival must be booked through QTIX Group Sales. To book, please complete QTIX’s Group Booking Form on each of the event pages. If you have any questions, please phone a QTIX Groups Bookings Officer on (07) 3840 7466.
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.
Please ensure you read and agree to the QTIX Terms and Conditions when booking.
Supervision – Adult/child ratio
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.
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 over groups of 10.
COVID and Risk Assessment Information
The health and safety of our visitors and staff is our highest priority. World Science Festival Brisbane 2021 will operate as a COVID-Safe event. We are regularly taking advice from the Queensland Government in line with our roadmap to recovery. A COVID-safe plan and risk assessment for schools will be available closer to the time of the festival.
Lunch and refreshments
You are welcome to bring morning tea or lunch and eat at:
– Cultural Centre forecourt (grassed and paved areas along Melbourne Street) or
– River Terrace (grassed area along Brisbane River) or
– Stanley Place
– Maiwar Green (grassed area between State Library of Queensland and GOMA)
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 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 SparkLab. 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:
Dr Andrew Stephenson, Producer – Lifelong Learning
World Science Festival Brisbane
Stay in touch to find out what’s on in 2021.