Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum

23 June 2017 – 28 January 2018

A Night at the Museum


Explore the Museum as the sun goes down at our night time adventure for our smallest visitors.

Two Friday nights only

Museum Entry Points & Times:
5 – 6pm, Level 0 – Playasaurus place off Grey Street
5:30 – 6:30pm, Level 2 – Museum Shop Door

Plan your night of fun 


  • Learn the story of the athletes of Ancient Rome at Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum.

  • Get up close to the gems of our environment in the brand new exhibition Wild State.

  • Explore the Sciencentre, including the new exhibition Perception Deception; this is one exhibition you won’t want to miss.

Sketch a Gladiator
Join professional animator Phil Judd from Comic Express and learn to sketch a gladiator. Sessions run for 20 minutes and designed for children only.

DJ Steph
Party like a gladiator the night before a showdown in the Colosseum.

Gladiator Re-enactments
See Pax Romana bring Ancient Rome to life.

Junior Gladiators
Make your own gladiatorial helmet, and strike a pose in front of a packed Colosseum.

Gladiator Duels
Take on your component in the inflatable arena.

Food and Drink

A selection of hot and cold family friendly food and drinks will be available for purchase. The event is licensed. ID will be required to purchase alcohol.


22 September 2017


5pm - 8pm


Queensland Museum


Adults: $21 Children: $15, Family (2 Adults + 2 Children): $60, Child (under 3): Free