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Queensland Museum & Science Centre

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The Queensland Museum is the state museum of Queensland. It has been documenting, discovering, preserving and sharing Queensland’s natural and cultural heritage throughout its evolution. More than a million items and specimens make up the collection.

Among the many historical objects and exhibits in the Queensland Museum & Science Centre, the following are some highlights:

To help you better appreciate the Queensland Museum & Science Centre, the following guides will be helpful:

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