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Creepy Crawlies Alive! by Night

Museum of Tropical Queensland
Event organized by Museum of Tropical Queensland

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Visit the Museum of Tropical Queensland after hours for the creepiest, crawliest Friday the 13th ever! For one night only the Museum will remain open with a full program of activities for families to enjoy including live venomous snake shows, Bug Keeper talks and insect feedings, free face painting, edible insects and taxidermy demonstrations.

Creepy Crawlies Alive! by night runs from 5pm - 8.30pm and everyone receives admission at local's prices.


Face painting
5.00 - 7.00pm
What will you become? Butterfly or spider or another creepy creature?

Taxidermy Tales
5.00 - 8.00pm
What would Friday the 13th be without a bit of gore? Watch and chat to our taxidermy volunteers as they work on conserving dead animals and birds in the Great Gallery.

‘Keeper’ Talks and Insect Feeding
5.00, 6.00, 7.00 and 8.00pm
Join a museum expert to learn about (or even hold) some of our live creepy crawlies and see how they are fed.

Venomous Snakes Show
5.30pm and 7.00pm
Meet Ranger Dan from Hands on Wildlife when he introduces you to some of Australia’s deadliest snakes.

Plus there'll be all the great Creepy Crawlies Alive! action including Edible Bugs and the Bug House. All activities are included with Museum admission.For the full list of activities and shows visit the Museum website at www.mtq.qm.qld.gov.au