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QMN announces World Science Festival 2023

2023 Festival dates announced, Queensland Museum Network, December 2022

Presented by Queensland Museum Network, World Science Festival Brisbane and World Science Festival Queensland will return with servings of seriously sensational science in 2023!

Get ready to open your mind with conversations from leading experts, cutting-edge educational programming, hands-on activities and shows, and festival favourite, the Turtle Hatchery. Curiocity Brisbane also returns as a key pillar of festival programming, with an intriguing trail of artistic installations that will engage your mind and let your imagination take flight.

Mark these dates in your calendar and stay tuned for the full program announcement in early 2023.

World Science Festival Brisbane

A full program of live events will take over Queensland Museum, South Bank and beyond. Expect five explosive days of STEM exploration and celebration.


22 – 26 March 2023, with Curiocity Brisbane continuing until 2 April 2023.

World Science Festival Queensland

The festival will again tour Queensland communities throughout 2023, delivering a premier regional program celebrating science, art and technology.


World Science Festival Queensland: Sunday 21 May 2023

Schools Program: Monday 22 May 2023

School Holiday Program: 24 June – 9 July 2023


Schools Program: Friday 2 June 2023

World Science Festival Queensland: Saturday 3 June 2023


Schools Program: Friday 23 June 2023

World Science Festival Queensland: Saturday 24 June 2023

School Holiday Program: 24 June – 9 July 2023


Schools Program: Friday 28 July 2023

World Science Festival Queensland: Saturday 29 July 2023


Schools Program: Friday 11 August 2023

World Science Festival Queensland: Saturday 12 August 2023

School Holiday Program: 1 – 16 April 2023

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