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Museum of Brisbane

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Address: Level 3, City Hall | King George Square, Brisbane, Queensland 4001, Australia
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+61 7 3999 0800
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Museum of Brisbane is located on Level 3 of the newly restored Brisbane...

Museum of Brisbane is located on Level 3 of the newly restored Brisbane City Hall. Our story is Brisbane's story - the lives of those who lived here, the events that have shaped our history and the places that we hold dear.

As a museum dedicated to the city, we celebrate the people, places and stories of Brisbane. Museum of Brisbane presents these stories through an innovative mix of social history and visual arts. Every exhibition is an opportunity to discover more about ourselves and our city. Our carefully curated events, workshops and tours are designed to help you delve even deeper.

We are a space where stories unfold - a place for meaningful dialogue; enjoyable, entertaining experiences; and a place to explore and share in the identity of Brisbane. While the Museum's story is only 10 years old, we are the narrators of a story far older: Brisbane's story.

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so much to see

we are definitely returning to it and will plan to have the whole day there.There is so much to see and talk about with the children. Very informative.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Set in the Old City hall the most interesting thing is the Clock Tower and the old restored sandstone building

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we are definitely returning to it and will plan to have the whole day there.There is so much to see and talk about with the children. Very informative.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Did the tour of the clock tower which offered really nice views over the city and the 100% Brisbane exhibit was interactive and informative and really great! Loved it.

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Cairns Region, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum was very interesting and easy to get to. The 100% Brisbane exhibition was very informative and interactive. I could have easily spent another hour reading all the information. We uncovered the hidden bonus of a tour in the clock tower. This was very interesting and a chance to get some great photos.

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Perth, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you don't do any of the tours there is nothing to see. Walk through the glass doors and prepare to be bored. I struggle to see why this is as highly rated as it is. Sorry to say, it was not worth the walk from the hotel, there were more items of interest stuck to the pavements.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum was well curated. We especially liked the video overview of Brisbane's history. After seeing the museum you can view various of the items shown during the video. There was also an exhibit of modern Chinese art - which was interesting. Especially liked the calligraphy writing dog! It was interesting to read how they got him to do it!... More 

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Thank Diane K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the museum, city hall and clock tower tours today and it was fantastic. A big thank you to Brian who is a fantastic tour guide with so much passion for what he does. He is extremely knowledgeable and made our afternoon amazing. We really suggest you do all the tours.

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice Museum about medium sized. Has varied and interesting displays to interest both young and old. It give a bit of a history of the highlights of Brisbane and the QLD area. It is a good thing to do on a colder or rainy day to keep the family busy.

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Emerald Beach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

A treasure in Brisbane and must see. Lots of interactive activities that children and adults alike will enjoy. Admission is free with the option to other paid areas, we spent a few hours there before walking to Southbank.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Fun day out for families or individuals. There are always different exhibits on that are really cool. Good place to learn a little bit, too.

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