After Dark
28 March 2021
Queensland Museum


As the sun goes down, mysteries of the deep will be revealed at the museum for a very special adults only After Dark.

Plus, explore the museum after hours and take the opportunity to hear from the experts with talks by palaeontologist Dr Espen Knutsen and more!


Prehistoric sea monsters of the Arctic and Australia

Join Queensland Museum palaeontologist Dr Espen Knutsen on a journey of discovering the fossil remains of ancient sea monsters in the freezing cold Arctic and scorching Australian Outback.

Bookings are essential due to limited capacity. Simply add your free talk to your cart when purchasing an After Dark ticket.

Times: 5:50pm, 6:30pm, 7:10pm and 7:50pm. Book in when purchasing your After Dark ticket.


Event Inclusions

  • Includes entry to The Hatchery from 7:30pm, spaces will be limited so arrive early to avoid disappointment. 
  • Ask an expert featuring museum Palaeontologist Dr Jonathan Cramb
  • First Nation Storytelling from Shannon Ruska
  • Live music from DJ Bacon
  • Roving entertainment – meet our new roving Plesiosaur puppet
  • Get up close with animals of all kinds
  • After hours access to Sea Monsters: Prehistoric Ocean Predators, Wild StateDiscovery CentreLost Creatures and Anzac Legacy Gallery
  • SparkLab access from 5:30pm – 6:30pm and 7:00pm – 8:00pm. Capacities will be limited due to the COVID-Safe plan.
  • Enjoy delicious food and beverage available for purchase


Espen Knutsen

Espen Knutsen


Espen Knutsen

Dr Espen Knutsen is the Senior Curator of Palaeontology at the Museum of Tropical Queensland and James Cook University in Townsville. He has a special interest in the diversity, evolution...

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More Information

To discuss your access requirements and to book any access services for performances, please call QTIX 136 246. Want to plan your visit to the Queensland Museum? Learn More


Ticket $35
Eligible For Bundle Discount Buy 4 or more tickets to selected events and save 20%


Queensland Museum & Science Centre, Grey Street, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Age Recommendation

18+ Event

Session Times

After Dark

28 March 2021

180mins 9:30am



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