Coral Coast

Queensland’s coastline is home to one of the world’s richest marine ecosystems, including the world heritage listed Great Barrier Reef. Immerse yourself in its vibrant beauty and diversity. 

Things to see and do:

  • Discover and feel how different sand temperature determines the gender of turtles.
  • See a crocodile skull up close.
  • Follow the life cycle of turtles including the green, loggerhead and leatherback turtles.
  • Learn what we can all do to help secure the future of our marine reptiles.

Exhibitions and events


Permanent exhibition

When the Powerhouse was built in 1902, the Ipswich Railway Workshops was one of the first industrial complexes in Queensland to use electricity on a large scale. The Powerhouse supplied electricity,...

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