Things to do at City Hall

Brisbane City Hall is a popular destination for visitors and residents looking for a unique cultural experience in the city.

The personal safety of Brisbane residents and visitors is our top priority. The following closures are in place until further notice at Brisbane City Hall to help slow the spread of coronavirus and due to restrictions on social gatherings:

  • 50 Plus Centre
  • Museum of Brisbane
  • Red Cross Cafe
  • Shingle Inn Cafe

All tours (including Brisbane City Hall and Clock Tower tours) are suspended until further notice.

Check our Coronavirus: Council updates and impacts page for latest updates. 

City Hall tour

Free guided tours are available inside City Hall seven days a week at 10.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm and 2.30pm.

Bookings are essential. Visit Museum of Brisbane to book online or phone 07 3339 0845.

Clock Tower tour

Take a ride up to the iconic City Hall Clock Tower from 10am to 5pm Saturday to Thursday and 10am to 7pm on Fridays. Entry is free, however, bookings are required. Visit the Museum of Brisbane website to book online, or phone 07 3339 0845.

The City Hall clock does not chime over the weekends at the request of local businesses, churches and hotels.

Museum of Brisbane

Museum of Brisbane showcases the living history of the city, examining how Brisbane and its people continue to change over time. It is located on Level 3 with spectacular views of the clock tower and copper dome. Find out what's on at the Museum of Brisbane.

50 Plus Centre

Located in the basement level of City Hall, the 50 Plus Centre offers a variety of low-cost activities to residents over 50 years of age. Find out more about membership and activities offered.


City Hall has two cafes - the Shingle Inn and the Red Cross Cafe. 

Last updated:30 April 2020