Cobb and Co Museum

Queensland Museum Network, Queensland Government

Cobb+Co Museum is part of the Queensland Museum network and is home to the National Carriage Collection. The Queensland Museum is a museum of natural history, cultural heritage, science and human achievement that tells the changing story of Queensland. The Museum network houses permanent and changing exhibitions and also provides in-depth education experiences, innovative public programs, early childhood activities and entertaining holiday activities. We aim to connect visitors to Queensland, its people and place in the world - past, present and future through exhibitions, displays and public programs. The Museum network conducts internationally significant research into cultures and histories, geological and biological sciences and environment, and is home to millions of objects, specimens and artefacts that tell the changing story of Queensland.

Website
https://cobb.qm.qld.gov.au/Explore/Research
Organisation type
  • Queensland statutory authority
  • Not-for-profit
  • Museum
Number of research staff

20-100 research staff

Address

Cobb and Co Museum, 27 Lindsay Street, Toowoomba QLD 4305

Strengths and capabilities

  • Cultural and historical research
  • Biological research
  • Anthropological research
  • Paleontological research
  • Most comprehensive fossil heritage in Australia

Lead researchers

  • Doctor John Hooper—Head of Biodiversity & Geosciences Program at the Queensland Museum, John is an international authority on sponges
  • Doctor Rob Adlard—Head of Marine Zoology & Senior Curator of Parasitology

Achievements of the centre

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