Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum

23 June 2017 – 28 January 2018



When in Rome, do as the Romans do. With a wine in hand, enjoy expert talks, live music, demonstrations and access to the whole Museum. Togas optional.  

See you at 5.30pm at the Museum main entry on Level 2 with your ticket ready.


5.30–9pm Sciencentre and Perception Deception, Level 1
5.30–9pm Michael Benson’s Otherworlds: Visions of our Solar System, Level 2
5.30–9pm Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum, Level 3
5.30–9pm Wild State, Level 4


5.30–9pm Roman Medical, Level 2
View the medical implements available within the Roman Empire and their usage in unison with foods and medicines of the time.

5.30–9pm Pasta Making, Level 2
Watch cooking teacher Giovanna skilfully create pasta from scratch.

6:30pm, 7:10pm & 8pm Gladiator Re-enactments, Level 2
Pax Imperial bring Ancient Rome to life with an active history lesson.

5.30–9pm DJ Bacon, Level 2
Our resident DJ will be spinning tunes throughout the night.

5.30–9pm The Gladiator and the Lion
Be entertained and amused by the latest roving creation of Caitlan Strongarm & Kristian Stanic.


Queensland Museum Theatre, Level 2

5.50pm, 6.50pm & 7.50pm, Animal Hunts and Acrobats in the Later Roman Arena with Amelia Brown
6.20pm, 7.20pm & 8.20pm, Consulting the Bones with Damien Fegan and Linc Morse

Event information:

Food and drink available for purchase
18+ event, ID may be requested on entry
Tickets are valid for the event date only
Delays to exhibition entry may be experienced during peak visitation times
Photography is encouraged, share your night #qldmuseum #gladiators



1 December 2017


5:30 PM to 9:00 PM


Level 2 Foyer


Adult (18+ only) $24