Spiders – The Exhibition

About the Exhibition

Explore the fascinating world of spiders, one of the most formidable and often feared creatures in Australia. Discover these impressive creatures as you come face to face with 12 live spider species and 200 spider specimens.

Now open on level 3 at Queensland Museum

Visiting with Children

Let your little ones become an Arachnologist for a day with a dedicated children’s area for them to explore. With so much to see and do, this exhibition is one of the best things to do for families in Brisbane.

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Name a Spider Competition

A recently discovered species of Eastern Wishbone Spiders needs a name and Queensland Museum is giving you the opportunity to nominate yourself or someone you know!

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  • Spiders - The Exhibition & SparkLab Bundle

    The Spiders - The Exhibition and SparkLab Bundle is back!

    Enjoy the ultimate family day out at the Museum and save 20% with a combined ticket.

    Hurry, on for a limited time only.

    This bundle is valid for visitation from 14 – 24 December 2019 and from 1 – 29 February 2020.

    Type Price
    Adult $24.80
    Concession/ Adult Student
    Child (5-15 years)*
    Family (2 Adults, 2 Children)

    To redeem, please bring your print at home ticket to the cloakroom on level 2 upon arrival. You'll be given a pass that must be presented upon entry at both SparkLab and Spiders - The Exhibition.

    This deal is not valid with any other offer. In busy times queues may be expected. Ticked is only valid for stamped date.

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  • General Entry

    Skip the queue and pre-purchase your tickets by booking online.

    Type Price
    Adult $15.50
    Concession/ Adult Student $13.50
    Child (5-15 years)* $12.50
    Family (2 Adults, 2 Children) $46
    Concession or student cards are required to be presented. Children under 5 free.

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  • Museum Annual Pass Holders

    Discounted tickets are available for Annual Pass Holders. Annual Pass must be presented on entry.
    A valid card will need to be presented with ticket at entry.

    Type Price
    Adult $13.95
    Concession/ Adult Student
    Child (5-15 years)*
    Family (2 Adults, 2 Children)

    Don’t have an annual pass? Learn more about it here.

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  • Spiders Season Pass

    Eager to know more about spiders? Enjoy unlimited entry.
    Show your Spiders Season Pass for entry to the exhibition anytime between 9.40am and 4pm, between 6 December – 4 May, 2020.

    Type Price
    Adult $31
    Concession/ Adult Student
    Child (5-15 years)*
    Family (2 Adults, 2 Children)

    How it works

    1. Purchase your ticket here
    2. Present your ticket to the Cloak Room on Level 2 of the Museum
    3. Hand over your ticket and receive your Spiders Season Pass
    4. Present your Spiders Season Pass with your ID on entry (level 3 of Queensland Museum)
    5. Explore the exhibition
    6. [optional step] Get social and share your experience with #SpidersQM and #myqldmuseum
    7. Repeat steps 4, 5 and maybe 6 as many times between 6 December and 4 May 2020

    Please be aware access to the exhibition may be delayed during peak times, but our friendly staff will direct you.

    Terms and Conditions

    By purchasing a Spiders Season Pass, you agree to the following Terms and Conditions:

    1. The Spiders Season Pass is valid for multiple visits to Spiders – The Exhibition at Queensland Museum from 6 December – 4 May 2020.
    2. Spiders Season Pass can only be used for the Spiders – The Exhibition and cannot be used for events or other exhibitions.
    3. Spiders Season Pass is for use by those listed on the back of the pass and may not be transferable to others.
    4. Entry to the exhibition may be delayed during peak times, staff will endeavour to allow pass holders entry as soon as possible.
    5. For lost Spiders Season Pass, see our friendly staff.
  • Adult groups

    Save over 20% when you book a group of 10 or more adults (16 years and over).

    These tickets can be purchased for a discounted rate through QTIX.

    Cost: $15.50 $12 per adult

    To book, please complete the Group Booking form or phone QTIX on (07) 3840 7466.

  • School groups

    For school group bookings, plan and book your visit here.

*Must be accompanied by an adult (18+).