Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum

23 June 2017 – 28 January 2018


When in Rome, do as the Romans do. With a vino in hand, enjoy expert talks, live music, visual delights and explore the life of the gladiator. Togas optional.

Gladiators After Dark Tickets: Adult (18+ only) $24

Friday nights: 28 July1 September13 October3 November1 December    

Program available soon.

Enjoy a drink in our cafe from 5pm. You are welcome to bring your drink inside the Museum after doors open at 5.30pm.


5.30–9pm Sciencentre and Mathamazing, 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 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.

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Event information:

  • Entry and exit is via the Museum Cafe 
  • 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


28 July 2017


5:30 PM to 9:00 PM


Level 2 Foyer


Adult (18+ only) $24