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  • What are the 2020 festival dates?

    Chinchilla, Chinchilla Cultural Centre: 28 – 29 February 2020

    Gladstone, Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre: 20 – 21 March 2020

    Toowoomba, Cobb+Co Museum: 19 April 2020

    Townsville, Museum of Tropical Queensland: 16 May 2020

    Ipswich, The Workshops Rail Museum: 27 – 28 November 2020

  • When is the Festival on in Brisbane?

    World Science Festival Brisbane kicks off from 25 – 20 March 2020. Twitter.

  • Where can I find a Festival program?

    The festival’s program is yet to be announced. To find out when the program is announced follow World Science Festival on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter or subscribe to our mailing list. 

  • How can I be kept up to date with information on the festival?

    You can join our mailing list here and follow us on Facebook.

  • Where is the Festival held?

    World Science Festival Brisbane is held throughout the cultural precinct in South Brisbane in Queensland. This year the all new City of Science will start at Queensland Museum and weave through the cultural precinct up to QAGOMA bringing the area alive with art and science.

  • Where can I find the Festival program?

    To hear more about our festival line up in Brisbane, please click through to the Events Program.

  • Are there free events?

    The program offers many exciting, free events including City of Science, family programming at the Osmosis stage and a range of Conversations with leading scientists. To find out about our free events, please visit our Events Program page and click Free in the filtering options.

  • How can I find out more about the Bundle 4+ and Save 20% deal?

    To find out more about this deal and see the terms and conditions, please visit the ticketing information page here.


  • How do I book a ticketed event?

    Simply navigate to your event of choice and click ‘Add To Cart’ or ‘Get Tickets’.

    If you’re having any trouble please contact our friendly team on our Contact Page.

  • Is the event happening anywhere else?

    Yes, the Festival runs throughout 2020 at multiple locations across Queensland:

    Chinchilla – 28 to 29 February 2020

    Gladstone – 20 to 21 March 2020

    Brisbane – 25 to 29 March 2020

    Toowoomba – 18 & 19 April 2020, with a holiday program 6 to 17 April (closed Good Friday, 10 April)

    Townsville – 15 to 16 May 2020 with a holiday program 19 September to 5 October 2020

    Ipswich – 27 to 28 November 2020 with a holiday program 27 June to 12 July 2020

  • Can I volunteer for the World Science Festival Brisbane?

    Applications are now open to be a part of the biggest science festival in Australia! To find out more information and apply to our volunteer program, please visit our Volunteer Page.

  • How can I find out more about Brisbane?

    Be captivated by Brisbane’s rich chemistry. From eclectic bars to fine dining, and breezy cafes to boutique-lined streets, explore the beautiful parklands, bohemian markets, enticing galleries and bustling urban precincts, each with its own unique vibe.

    World Science Festival Brisbane joins an extensive calendar of major events in Brisbane, from international sporting fixtures to blockbuster shows and exclusive cultural events.

    Embrace your inner style and grace at a Queensland Ballet production, sing along to your favourite musical at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre and see blockbuster exhibitions at Queensland Museum, State Library of Queensland and Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art.

    To find out where else you can eat, drink, shop, stay and play, go to

    Looking to explore further afield while you’re in town for the Festival? Visit

More questions?

Get in touch with the Festival team here.

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