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Getting to Queensland Museum

The following information is to assist you in getting to and from Queensland Museum and the Cultural Precinct. Should you require information on travelling on public transport to and from others venues call TransLink on 13 12 30 or visit translink.com.au.

  • Bus

    If catching a bus to Queensland Museum the closest bus stop is Cultural Centre Busway Station. For more information on travelling via bus call TransLink on 13 12 30 or visit translink.com.au.

  • Train

    If catching a train to Queensland Museum the closest station is South Brisbane Station, opposite QPAC on Grey Street. For more information on travelling via train call TransLink on 13 12 30 or visit translink.com.au.

  • City Cat/Ferry

    If travelling to Queensland Museum via citycat or ferry the closest terminal is South Bank Ferry Terminal in South Bank Parklands. For more information on travelling via citycat/ferry call TransLink on 13 12 30 or visit translink.com.au.

  • Road closures

    Please note: Victoria Bridge is permanently closed to general traffic to facilitate both the Brisbane Metro project and CityLink Cycleway trial. For more information visit Brisbane City Council’s website.

  • Taxi/Ride Share

    Taxi/ride share set-down and pick-up areas are on either the Grey Street side of QPAC or Stanley Place outside of State Library of Queensland.

  • Parking

    Car parking is available throughout the Cultural Precinct at:

    • Riverside Carpark, QPAC: enter from Stanley Street
    • Art Gallery/Museum Carpark: enter from Stanley Place
    • State Library of Queensland Carpark: enter from Stanley Place
    • Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre: enter from Merivale Street or Grey Street
    • South Bank Parklands Carpark: enter from Little Stanley Street.

    Please note, Victoria Bridge is now closed to cars. For museum car parking –  access in and out of the Cultural Centre car park will now only be via Stanley Place and then via the Culture Centre tunnel to the car parks.

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Get Tickets

This website is the only authorised channel to sell World Science Festival Brisbane tickets – you are encouraged to purchase your tickets online to avoid queues. To purchase tickets, check out the full program and follow the prompts to our ticketing providers. Read the terms and conditions.

  • Bundle 4+ tickets and save

    Buy a bundle of 4 or more tickets to selected events in one transaction and receive 20% off!

    Browse the program and add events to your cart. Once you have included four or more events in your cart, the discount will automatically be updated.

    You must book all events in the one transaction in order to qualify for your Bundle 4+ discount; prior purchases do not count.

    Please note, this discount applies only to selected events. Read the terms and conditions.

    Explore the full program.

  • QTIX Ticket Sales

    QTIX is the official ticketing service for World Science Festival Brisbane.

    Phone: 136 246

    +61 7 3842 9505 AEST (Outside Australia)
    Email: [email protected]

  • Box Office details

    Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) Box Office
    Level M
    Corner Grey & Melbourne Streets
    South Brisbane Qld 4101
    9am–8.30pm Monday to Saturday (AEST)

    Please note the Box Office is open two hours prior to a scheduled performance on Sundays.

    Queensland Museum Box Office
    Level 2
    Corner Grey & Melbourne Streets
    South Brisbane Qld 4101
    9.30am – 4pm, Monday to Sunday (AEST)

  • The Safest Way to Buy

    QTIX is the official ticketing service for World Science Festival Brisbane.

    Any tickets purchased through unauthorised sales channels may be seized or cancelled without refund or exchange and the bearer of the ticket may be denied admission. Unauthorised sales channels include Viagogo, eBay and Gumtree. For more information, visit the QTIX page on The Facts About Purchasing Tickets Online.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Got a question? Find out the most frequently asked questions here. If you have a question that hasn’t been answered, contact our friendly team.

  • What are the dates of World Science Festival Brisbane 2021?
    • A celebration of science and art will once again return to Brisbane and regional Queensland in 2021.

    Brisbane:
    24 – 28 March 2021

    Townsville:
    7 – 8 May 2021
    Plus School Holiday Program: 18 September – 4 October 2021

    Chinchilla:
    6 – 7 June 2021

    Gladstone:
    29 – 30 August 2021

    Toowoomba:
    10 – 11 October 2021
    Plus School Holiday Program: 26 June – 11 July 2021

    Ipswich:
    7 – 8 November 2021
    Plus School Holiday Program: 18 September – 4 October 2021

  • Is WSFB a COVID safe event?
    • The health and wellbeing of our visitors, staff and volunteers to WSFB and Queensland Museum is our priority.

    Visitors will be required to book tickets in advance to WSFB and will need to either book or register contact details on arrival at Queensland Museum.

    We have increased cleaning frequency, handwashing and sanitiser facilities and have installed distance markers for queuing to help keep you safe. You can play your part by keeping the following in mind:

    • Stay at home if you are unwell
    • Stay 1.5 metres apart from others
    • Wash your hands regularly or use our sanitisation stations
    • Avoid touching your face
    • Cover coughs and sneezes
    • Consider downloading the COVIDSafe app to your phone
    • Consider downloading the Check In Qld app to your phone
    • Visitor capacity limits apply
    • Frequent cleaning in progress.

     

    We are taking regular advice from Queensland Health and we are planning and prepared for circumstances to change quickly, as Government recommendations evolve we will continue to update information about WSFB attendance.

    Learn more about staying Covid safe at WSFB.

    Stay up to date with the latest news, program announcements and more by  subscribing to our e-newsletter like us on Facebook, and Instagram, and follow us on Twitter for updates.

  • What date will the 2021 WSFB program be announced?

    The full program of events and activities has now been announced! Explore the full program.

    Stay up to date with the latest news, program announcements and more by  subscribing to our e-newsletter like us on Facebook, and Instagram, and follow us on Twitter for updates.

  • Where can I get a WSFB program?

    Printed programs will be available at many major information centres and libraries around Brisbane from February. However, all the information you need is right here on the website, and you are able to download a PDF of the program here.

  • Is WSFB free?

    Each year WSFB programs a diverse range of events and activities ensuring there is something for everyone – this includes some paid events and many free activities!

  • Can I volunteer for WSFB?

    Each year volunteers are integral to the success of WSFB, applications to help out at 2021 WSFB have now closed.
    Subscribe to the WSFB e-newsletter at the bottom of this page to be first in the know about future volunteering opportunities.

  • I’d like to become a partner of WSFB

    Like any complex chemical compound, the World Science Festival Brisbane is a carefully curated combination of elements. Partnerships feature predominantly in these equations.

    We are serious about partnerships and dedicated to developing genuine relationships based on shared vision, clearly articulated outcomes and a measurable, mutually rewarding impact in STEM.

    If want to take a leadership role in STEM engagement, please contact our Business Development Manager Sally Anna Hamilton.

  • How long will the livestreamed sessions be available for?

    All livestreamed conversations excluding Until the End of Time will be available for two weeks after their original air date.

  • For more information

    For more information please call 07 3153 7816 or send us an email via [email protected].

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