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Museum of Brisbane

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Address: Level 3, City Hall | King George Square, Brisbane, Queensland 4001, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 3999 0800
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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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Great little museum

You can probably see this museum in an hour. The exhibits were really interesting when I was there & the museum is free. I did the "museum highlights" 30 min tour when I first got... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can probably see this museum in an hour. The exhibits were really interesting when I was there & the museum is free. I did the "museum highlights" 30 min tour when I first got there, then went back to the exhibits I wanted to spend more time in. Worth a visit!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oh; this brought memories frim my childhood. The kids loved walking everywhere. So much to see & do. Fantastic exhibits.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have enjoyed the Museum of Brisbane on several occasions and each time found the displays very interesting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small museum located in City Hall often has interesting exhibitions. There is a good photographic history of Brisbane and suburban areas. Entry is free. The air conditioning is super cool on a hot day. Have a wander around City Hall and visit the clock tour on the hour.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Free admittance but not a lot on display. Many children looking at displays and good for that generation. Well set out and modern in appearance

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great day out with the family. Great for kids. Didnt get to see all of it so will definately be going back for another visit. Highly recommend as a cheap fun, informative family day out

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent articles and visuals on history of Brisbane. Took grandchildren who have moved there from Perth

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Beautifully laid out exhibition. We always enjoy visiting here for the diversity of their exhibits. They have all been excellent.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

A visit to Brisy is not complete without having seen this little museum and the "climb" of the clock-tower.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Visited to see an exhibition on architecture and it was very good. The museum is located within the historic City Hall which is really nice! We left our bags in the cloak room before heading up the lift to the museum. While a small musuem, it is very interesting and gives you a good understanding of Brisbane's history.

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