We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Museum of Tropical Queensland

70-102 Flinders St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4726 0600
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$68.17*
and up
Townsville and the Australian Army: Walking History Tour with Optional City...
More Info
US$41.66*
and up
Townsville City Sightseeing Tour
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
LOCATION
70-102 Flinders St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
CONTACT
Website
+61 7 4726 0600
Write a Review
Reviews (258)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 258 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

My reason for going to the Museum was to see the Dinosaur exhibition and I was not disappointed it was a wonderful display so lifelike, then there was another area with an exhibition of the Australian dinosaurs of this time. We went in to check...More

Thank Sandra P
Reviewed 6 days ago

the great barrier reef indoors at the museum,with many exibitions to see plus fish & mermaids in school holidays well worth the time on a short stay in Townsville!

Thank Rusty W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The dinosaur exhibit was on when I was there, it was good and probably really good for younger kids! What I really found interesting was the pandora area, so much info about the ship and how things happened, was a really good part of the...More

1  Thank nashynash07
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great visit over a boringly quiet holiday weekend of bad weather. Highly interesting; would've been better for those with kids.

1  Thank dan4dd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of big scary dinosaurs roaring at you from lofty heights. These will be a big hit with the kids for sure. They have a great exhibit on the Ship Pandora, which was sent from England to bring the mutineers from the Bounty back. Sorry...More

1  Thank RLNR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had looked at going last time we visied but decided against it. The dinosaurs made us go this time and I'm glad they did! They were amazing! Our 1 and 4 year olds loved it as did we. Highly recommend with the Dinosaurs.

1  Thank Joanne_Wyton
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The dinosaurs are amazing real like and move and growl etc a little bit scary for little children but they were fine after they realized it was not coming after them.

Thank 396racheller
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

This is a must see in Townsville if you have younger children. We recently visited while we were on holiday in Townsville. We spent half a day wandering around the museum, kids can interact with different displays. Not overly expensive to get in we used...More

1  Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The museum was a great morning out. The exhibits were interactive and the kids had so much fun. I thought maybe a museum might not be the thing for 12 year olds but they loved it and continued talking about it long after we left....More

Thank AnnaNGarrett
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Cool displays and so much information about Townsville and it's history. A must see when you are in Townsville.

Thank Maya W
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
IMC Steak House
304 reviews
.33 km away
Rock Paper Scissors
18 reviews
.33 km away
Townsville Yacht Club
244 reviews
.12 km away
Simply Tops Seafood Bar
173 reviews
.27 km away
Nearby Attractions
Army Museum North Queensland
68 reviews
.52 km away
Reef HQ Great Barrier Reef Aquarium
797 reviews
.14 km away
SeaLink Queensland - Ferry Services
179 reviews
.50 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Museum of Tropical Queensland staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit