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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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Great for a bit of Brisbane History

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago NEW

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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Sale, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son enjoyed the museum, admission is free with the option to other paid areas, we spent a few hours there before walking to Southbank.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A modern approach to curation and story telling, my impression of the MOB is "quietly thoughtful" in its approach to events and exhibitions. Located in the recently restored historical Town Hall, the building alone is worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to visit, even on a rainy day. There is so much of interest to see. It is equally good for adults and children. There is a great area for children to interact with nature....praying mantis etc. The area designated to parasites is fascinating. The exhibition of the moment is called 'Hadron Collider'. It is the world's biggest... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good place to visit. Mix of established and special displays. Easily accessible in the city hall Brisbane

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The displays, video presentations and interactive displays did a great job in presenting the history of Brisbane. The indigenous history was very interesting and insightful as was the harsh history of the convict era. The more recent history of the formation of the City of Brisbane, building the City Hall and Story Bridge was fascinating. Going up the clock tower... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very interesting place to visit, it was a hot day outside so air-con was very welcoming we spent 2.5 hours here without realizing where the time had gone.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once you finally find the museum, it is a great place to spend a couple hours and learn about Australia/Brisbane. The interactive displays are great and made things more interesting. The video they had on the war had my emotions going, it was a great display. The clock tower tour was very interesting and the staff were all very kind... More 

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