Mercy Heritage Centre

547 Ann Street, All Hallows' Convent, Brisbane City, Queensland 4000

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Step into the atmospheric Mercy Heritage Centre and explore the life and work of the Sisters of Mercy in one of Brisbane’s oldest surviving buildings. The core of the building ‘Adderton’ was built in 1858 by John Petrie.

A convent for more than 144 years, visitors now have the unique opportunity to explore this historic residence, gaining insights into the Sisters of Mercy daily life through intimate encounters of the nun’s living conditions and instructional training.

Revealed is the full breadth and depth of the rich and diverse history of the Sisters of Mercy Brisbane, the origins of the Mercy Order and its key ministries, the All Hallows' School and rare aspects of Catholicism through interactive exhibitions, demonstrations and guided tours.

Also discover the different layers of the building’s history, the magnificent Chapel and an incredible collection of religious relics.

Visitors can uncover stories of the lives lived in this incredible place as well as enjoying unparalleled views overlooking the Story Bridge and the Brisbane River from the verandas of this unique cultural setting.

Entry

Adult
Price: $1

FACILITIES

  • Car park
  • Catering
  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
  • First aid equipment
  • Guide
  • Interpretive Centre
  • Public Toilet

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Experiences you can enjoy:
  • Historic/Heritage

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547 Ann Street, All Hallows' Convent, Brisbane City, 4000, Queensland, Australia

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