Grand Designs: Walking Tour of City Hall and Roma Street Parkland

Museum of Brisbane

17 May, 2018 - 31 Oct, 2018

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Learn the history, architecture and garden design of these two iconic Brisbane destinations in a winter walking tour of Brisbane City Hall and Roma Street Parkland.

Built between 1920 and 1930, the heritage-listed Brisbane City Hall is seen as the heart of Brisbane and has been the backdrop to many cultural, social and civic events. City Hall is the civic seat of the city and is home to the Lord Mayor and Deputy Mayor. It also plays host to community and corporate events each day. Accompanied by a professional guide, these tours provide a unique insight into City Hall.

Roma Street Parkland offers a distinctly different experience, with designer gardens and sprawling lawns that wind around 16 hectares of stunning parklands. Well known by garden and plant enthusiasts for its exceptional horticultural standards, it is also a popular visitor destination, housing free barbecues, playgrounds and a year-round calendar of events.

Please note: bookings are essential and require one week’s notice.

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Entry to Museum on level 3 via lifts in King George Square foyer.

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64 Adelaide Street, Level 3, City Hall, King George Square, Brisbane City, 4000, Queensland, Australia

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8 Jul, 2018 - 13 Oct, 2018

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A Convict's Hope

Museum of Brisbane has partnered with immersive theatre company Folly Games to create an exciting new production that brings 19th century convict history to life using 21st century technology and where the stage is the Museum itself.

1 Sep, 2018 - 13 Oct, 2018

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19 Jun, 2018 - 1 Nov, 2018

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19 Jun, 2018 - 28 Oct, 2018

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24 Jun, 2018 - 29 Oct, 2018

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15 May, 2018 - 14 Oct, 2018

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16 May, 2018 - 15 May, 2019

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18 May, 2018 - 28 Oct, 2018

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