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Key Info

Brisbane City Hall, 64 Adelaide St.

Price & Hours

Free

Details

Museums, Free Type
1 to 2 hours Time to Spend
4.6scorecard
  • 5.0Value
  • 4.5Facilities
  • 4.5Atmosphere

Housed on the fourth floor of Brisbane City Hall, the Museum of Brisbane aims to showcase Brisbane's residents and locals throughout the years. More than 120 exhibits are on display in the museum's five galleries, including artwork by local artist Richard Randall, historic ceramics and various multimedia presentations. What's more, the property offers a small theater, a gift shop, two cafes, restrooms and the Dome Lounge, where travelers can take a break from the attraction's exhibits.

Whether you're a history buff or have kids in tow, odds are you'll enjoy checking out this museum. In fact, many former visitors appreciated the property's informative displays and complimentary admissions. To make the most of your time while in Brisbane City Hall, travelers recommend joining the free city hall and clock tower tours, which are offered several times daily. Tickets for city hall tours can be arranged by phone or online, while a limited number of clock tower tour tickets are provided on a first-come, first-served basis from the museum's reception counter.

The Museum of Brisbane is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day except Good Friday, Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. Additionally, the property offers reduced hours on ANZAC Day. Two public parking lots, which charge 5 to 35 Australian dollars (or roughly $4 to $27) per vehicle depending on the length of time, are available near Brisbane City Hall in Brisbane's central business district. However, visitors can easily walk to the property from the downtown area or disembark from the complimentary City Loop bus at stop No. 10. TransLink's Central station and the North Quay CityCat and CityHopper terminal are also within walking distance. Visit the attraction's website to learn more about the museum's history and collections.